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  • New York University Introduces Comprehensive ICD 10 Coding Induction Program

    03 February 2015 ( #ICD 10 Coding )

    Realizing the huge demand for ICD 10 Coding induction, the New York University has launched a certificate program in Medical Coding. A spokesperson reported that the induction program is provided through School of Continuing and Professional Studies of...

  • About ICD 10 And The Online Training

    28 January 2015

    ICD 10 is the tenth revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), scheduled to be out by Oct 2015. Like every module, ICD 10 also consists of all the codes required for classification of diseases...

  • Many Behavioral Healthcare Organizations Still Not Interested In ICD 10

    19 February 2015

    The deadline for ICD 10 implementation has been set to October 1, 2015. However, it seems that some providers are hoping to see this date changed again, as the deadline has already been extended twice. According to government sources, the extension of...

  • The Significance Of ICD-10 Orientation Programs

    05 March 2015

    ICD (International Classification of Diseases) is a set of codes used to indicate diseases. From time to time, ICD is revised under the guidance of World Health Organizations. ICD-10 is the presently used revision. About ICD-10 The 10th revision of ICD...

  • Know About Transitioning From ICD 9 Codes To ICD 10 Codes

    19 March 2015

    ICD 9 codes are over thirty years old. Most medical billing veterans would agree that the ICD 10 transition was long due! The system is still foolproof, but faces extinction because of the developments in medical field over the years. As you probably...

  • CMS To Provide Medical Billing Software Well In Advance

    02 April 2015

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have announced that EHR providers will receive the required coding and billing software six months in advance. This gives providers double the lead-time that was required for the planned ICD 10 transition,...

  • ICD 10 - The Globally Accepted Classification Of Diseases

    17 April 2015

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified diseases alphanumerically, making it easier for health care institutions, people and health care experts to identify them. This alphanumeric classification is known as ICD (International Classification...

  • The Benefits Of Electronic Health Record

    30 April 2015

    The basic idea of an Electronic Health Record system is to save all data related to a patient in digitalized form. Some of the information included in an EHR system is medical history, medications, health issues, patient demographics, laboratory, and...