ICD-10 and Medical Billing

ICD-10 and Medical Billing

October 1, 2015 was the deadline for all medical facilities to officially switch medical coding and billing to the ICD-10 format. ICD-9 coding had been used since the 1970s, with periodic updates and expansions to the coding used. In 1999, ICD-10 was published and...

What impact will ICD-10 have on the practice?

ICD-10 The much anticipated ICD-10 has been in the works for since 1983 and it promises to provide for greater accuracy in diagnostic coding. In fact, ICD-10 includes 155,000 codes which is a significant increase as compared to the 17,000 that were available in...