Sherry Wilson Tina Greene As part of our efforts to track and help the industry respond to worker’s compensation challenges associated with the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10, we will be penning a two-part series on the topic. This article is focused on the front end of post-implementation findings and…
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a rough transcript of comments made by Jill Finn during the Oct. 12, 2015 broadcast of Talk Ten Tuesdays. The HATA (Healthcare Administrative Technology Association) practice management members as well as our members from organizations like the AMA (American Medical Association) and UnitedHealthcare have been…
Early reports from the first full day of ICD-10 indicate that some of the nation's practice management system (PMS) vendors are giving a thumbs up to implementation of the new coding set — although, of course, they're still waiting for the ultimate verdict: adjudication of claims.  "Our experience is positive…
Last December, the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA) conducted a survey on practice management system (PMS) vendors’ ICD-10 readiness. Contrary to the notion that the holdup with ICD-10 testing lies with PMS, the survey showed that an overwhelming majority of practice management vendors are actually ready. Results indicated that 80 percent…
Last December, the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA) conducted a survey on practice management system (PMS) vendors’ ICD-10 readiness. Contrary to the notion that the holdup with ICD-10 testing lies with PMS, the survey showed that an overwhelming majority of practice management vendors are actually ready. Results indicated that 80 percent…
Whether you were annoyed or relieved by the announcement of another delayed implementation of ICD-10, the benefit of having additional time to ensure a smooth transition can work to your favor. The expertise that is held by your practice management system (PMS) vendor is a key component that can contribute…