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ICD-10: A Dose of Reality, a Plan for Success

White Paper Published By: GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare
Published:  Mar 04, 2014
Type:  White Paper
Length:  4 pages

Wondering how the shift to ICD-10 may affect your organization? Transition costs for a 10-physician practice are estimated to be nearly $300,000.1 With five times more diagnostic codes than ICD-9, adopting ICD-10 will present challenges for ambulatory practices.

The ICD-10 transition represents a major update to how providers get paid one that impacts almost every aspect of service delivery, billing, claims processing and reimbursement. ICD-10 will require testing changes in PM and EMRs, billing reporting packages, decision and analytical tools, as well as training coders and providers.

Why prepare now for ICD-10?

While the October 1, 2014 deadline for compliance may seem to be in the distant future, an informative whitepaper by GE Healthcare describes the importance of advance planning and outlines a plan for success. 

Download the whitepaper ICD-10: A Dose of Reality, a Plan for Success to understand:

  • The structural differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes
  • How to phase in ICD-10
  • Where to expect transition costs
  • The benefits of supportive technology



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