5010

We are in the midst of one of the most challenging and exciting times in the history of healthcare. At every turn there are words and phrases striking fear and tribulation in healthcare providers: healthcare reform, meaningful use, RACs, ICD-10, accountable care, CDI, pay for performance, compliance – the list…
Technology advancements and government mandates such as 5010 and ICD-10 are contributing to the evolution of systems and processes for payers, providers and their vendors. Covered entities have no choice but to upgrade systems to enable the processing of transactions in hybrid environments to support the latest electronic and paper…
Linda Kloss, who is widely recognized as a leader in the healthcare information management industry and served as CEO of the 60,000-member American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for 15 years, has joined the Precyse Advisory Council (PAC), according to a news release issued by the company. Kloss was at…
While some savvy and highly proactive healthcare organizations already are starting to prepare for ICD-10 well ahead of the mandated Oct. 1, 2013 deadline for implementation of the new coding system, a more pressing concern for most payers and providers is meeting the deadline for the prerequisite HIPAA 5010. Initial…
As reported by the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) semi-annual 5010 Industry Readiness surveys, there is concern among providers about the 5010 compliance readiness of trading partners such as payers, vendors and clearinghouses. Providers with 5010 project plans are preparing for Level II external trading partner testing to…
A relatively new piece of health insurance reform legislation separate from the ICD-10 Final Rule addresses the important topic of standards for electronic HIPAA transactions. This legislation, commonly referred to as “5010,” can be considered the first deadline in the ICD-10 adoption process. 5010 adopts the new standard for numerous…