Revenue Cycle

WHEW! The ICD-10 pressure's off, or is it?

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, May 1, 2014

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At the time of this publication, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 bill was recently passed. The status quo regarding physician reimbursement from Medicare has been maintained. So what? That system has been broken for 20 years. ICD-10 will be postponed for provider billing for another year. So what? Life will go on as it has for the past 36 years with ICD-9-CM. In other words, nothing has changed. We're good for another year. Pressure's off! ...Right?

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