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PrognoCIS Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation

Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation Reexamine clinical processes related to ICD-10 codes: Look at all workflow associated with ICD-10 coding by reviewing reports on the top ICD-10 codes used, in particular, look at ones which may be unspecific and may cause penalties due later on. Analyze diagnosis codes by both clinician and biller to see if ...continue reading
ICD-10 Grace Period Ending, What You Can Do to Prepare

ICD-10 Grace Period Ending, What You Can Do to Prepare

The transition to ICD-10 last October went relatively smoothly. Clients of PrognoCIS have seen great benefits with the new ICD-10 coding, as providers using PrognoCIS medical billing software and revenue cycle management are having fewer claims rejected and are able to quickly receive more payments. Many coding-specific factors of PrognoCIS have contributed to this improvement, including: Well-designed improvement of the ...continue reading
ICD-10 Will Move Forward Regardless of Government Shutdown

ICD-10 Will Move Forward Regardless of Government Shutdown

Key Points With government shutdown rumors spreading, the Principal Deputy Administration for the CMS assures the healthcare world that ICD-10 will continue onward regardless. CMS Assures ICD-10 Implementation As October 1st, 2015 draws nearer, there is a significant amount of tension in the air: apart from the ICD-10 implementation deadline, there is also talk that …continue reading

Clearing Houses, Labs and PMS – ICD-10 compliant with PrognoCIS EHR

Clearing Houses, Labs and PMS – ICD-10 compliant with PrognoCIS EHR

In preparation for the Oct 1, 2015 rollover to ICD-10 coding, the following list of Medical Billing Clearing Houses which have verified ICD-10 compatibility with PrognoCIS EHR is provided to our members:     Clearing Houses verified as ICD-10 compliant with PrognoCIS EHR Availity Emdeon Emdeon One (Capario One) Gateway Inmediata MDOnline (ABILITY) Navicure Office …continue reading

ICD-10 Coding Delay Approved by CMS for Four States

TL;DR ICD-10 implementation delay approved in some states, allowing some healthcare providers to use a “crosswalk” technique that converts ICD-10 codes back to ICD-9 for processing. Some well-known figures in the healthcare industry are unhappy with the leeway given to these select groups. ICD-10 Delay for Four States The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...continue reading
ICD-10 Codes: A Blessing in Disguise

ICD-10 Codes: A Blessing in Disguise

ICD-10's sometimes overwhelming selection of code to choose from can be daunting. The vast number specificity of the codes available will improve the care a diagnosis of patients in the healthcare industry immensely. ICD-10's 68,000 Codes ICD-10 contains more than five times as many diagnostic codes as ICD-9, boasting 68,000 codes against ICD-9’s mere collection ...continue reading