CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) has produced a website I came across and is great resource for preparing for ICD-10. Go to the url www.roadto10.org and you will find helpful information.
At the moment there are 4 webcasts available to watch, and then it looks like there are another 2 planned. I think these will be useful to you in your preparations for the ICD-10 transition.
The Build Your Action Plan is a useful tool in letting you know what you need to do to prepare according to:
- Your specialty
- Number of Physicians
- Technology you are using
There is great emphasis on clinical documentation as the code increase from ICD-9 to ICD-10 has increased by up to 40.9X for some specialties. See below sample coding increase by specialty:
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