Long-Term Care

Do you have a complete understanding of how ICD-10 will impact your facility?

MDS 3.0 Insider, November 15, 2013

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In order to be fully prepared for the October 1, 2014, ICD-10 transition, you need to know exactly how ICD-10 will affect your facility. Although many people associate coding with submitting claims, in reality, ICD codes are used in a variety of processes within clinical practices, from registration and referrals to billing and payment, according to a recent announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

The following is a list of important questions CMS encourages providers to review, to help uncover every place where you use ICD codes and how ICD-10 will affect your facility:

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