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Pay-per-view: Predicting ICD-10 losses and tracking key performance indicators

APCs Insider, November 20, 2015

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After several delays, ICD-10 implementation is finally here. The healthcare industry has spent years planning, training, and testing—and now the moment we have all been waiting for has arrived. But don't breathe a sigh of relief just yet.

While planning to go live is a thing of the past, there is still much work to be done. Specifically, organizations should now focus on setting performance benchmarks to determine the true impact of ICD-10 implementation.
 
After ICD-10 go-live, many in the industry have predicted that there will be a 90-day stabilization period, which represents the amount of time payers will need to stabilize systems and make determinations about claims, says Kelly Whittle, MS, principal of ICD-10 Advisory and Whittle Advisors.
 
Continue reading "Predicting ICD-10 losses and tracking key performance indicators" on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the November issue. 



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