Despite the uncertainty surrounding the implementation date for ICD-10, HIMSS remains committed to providing the industry with the tools and resources to ensure successful transition. The HIMSS ICD-10 PlayBook contains tools, guidelines, and information to help with your ICD-10 implementation.
The ICD-10 PlayBook provides critical information, resources, and toolkits to assist hospitals, ambulatory centers, practitioners, and their staff in transitioning to ICD-10.
ICD-10 Coalition Capitol Hill Briefing September 2014 - September 2014
The Coalition for ICD-10 hosted a Capitol Hill briefing for House and Senate Congressional healthcare staffers on September 23, 2014 that featured a panel of speakers representing a broad spectrum of the healthcare community. Physicians, hospital executives, physician office managers, researchers and health plans all urged the adoption of the ICD-10 coding update in October 2015. Here are three slide presentations from this briefing we thought you might find especially relevant.
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange August 2014 ICD-10 Survey Results - September 2014
WEDI has been conducting ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS (ICD-10) readiness surveys since 2009 to gauge the status of industry progress and has recently completed analysis of the August 2014 survey. This survey used an abridged set of questions similar to the last three surveys, aimed mostly at status rather than approaches to compliance.
ICD-10 Readiness Guide - September 2014
This guide is intended for three key audiences: providers, clearinghouses and payers, to use as a supplement to the HIMSS ICD-10 Testing Guide published in June 2014.
20 ICD-10 Imperatives in 20 Months - July 2014
View this Infographic from the Advisory Board Company for a glimpse at a 20 month timeline for ICD-10 Implementation.
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The ICD-10 National Pilot Program, an industry-wide healthcare collaborative effort co-led by HIMSS and WEDI, was established in 2013 to develop a standard set of testing scenarios for the healthcare community and to identify an "asynchronous" testing model for small and large organizations who must test for ICD-10. The goal is for you to begin testing early and remediate your systems well in advance of the compliance date.
Advance Medical of Naples, LLC is an extraordinary ICD-10 success story. Lori Ann Martell, Practice Administrator, provided a glimpse into the efforts of integration of ICD-10, challenges that turned into opportunities and the preparation that went into the implementation efforts for the new improved code sets.
During the week of April 26 - May 1, 2015, a second sample group of providers will be able to participate in ICD-10 end-to-end testing with Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and the Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) contractor.
The ICD-10 initiative has received much scrutiny from medical associations. Part of the concern stems from competing initiatives that healthcare providers need to implement, such as electronic health records.