Archive for the Week of January 3, 2014

Archive for the Week of January 3, 2014

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the week of January 3, 2014.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during the week of January 3, 2014.

You can browse this week's archives by clicking the "More" button from any of the excerpts below.

ICD-10, Be Financially Prepared Before October 2014

As a follow-up to my ICD-10 article yesterday, I thought it was definitely worth mentioning this article by Matt Dallmann over at Physicians Practice. My article focused mainly on the sheer number of codes and how I felt that would affect providers in their daily operations. In his article today, Matt discusses the potential, or actually, the likelihood for a delay in reimbursements as this transition takes place. As quoted below, he mentions that it will likely cause computer glitches, etc., causing delays and a headache for many providers. “There are a number of issues you should look out for, ranging from systemic changes to computer glitches. The expansion of

A New Year Brings a New Code Set – ICD-10 in 271 Days

It’s the year of ICD-10. In a short 271 days we will be making the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10. There is a ton of great information available on making the transition in October, but in speaking with clients and colleagues, I see an impact that will take providers some time to get used to. A very notable change of ICD-10 that I feel will have the most impact is the sheer number of codes providers will be dealing with on a daily basis. ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes: As we all know, we will be transitioning to ICD-10 in October (as of right now anyway), and this is a huge change

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