Letters from the Editor

Dear Colleague, Please join me in recognizing the outstanding work done every day by dedicated and compassionate Health Information Professionals (HIPs). We here at ICD10monitor, and Talk Ten Tuesdays extend our sincere appreciation to those healthcare workers who toil endlessly at their stations – either on the floor, bedside, or…
March 24, 2021

Celebrate World Health with ICD10monitor

By Chuck Buck
Dear Colleague: The World Health Organization (WHO) gave us the International Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD-10) and up next: ICD-11. Every day, between small tasks and major initiatives, WHO healthcare professionals are providing a huge amount of work—especially now during the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus. Their work…
December 28, 2020

2020 - The Year of the Coder

By Chuck Buck
2020 will be remembered, I am certain, as the “Year of the Coder.” Just think about all the new codes that sprang up almost overnight like mushrooms. Obviously, there were a slew of new codes related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Also related to COVID-19 were codes…
November 9, 2015

Message from the Publisher

By Chuck Buck
ICD10monitor, as its name implies, will continue to monitor and report on the progress that all healthcare stakeholders are experiencing in their respective implementations of ICD-10.  Stakeholders include acute-care and post-acute care facilities, hospice and home health, physician practices, payers, durable medical equipment providers, clearinghouses, and vendors.