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ICD-10 grace period ending October 1, 2016

October 1, 2016 will mark the end of a one year ‘grace period’ that allowed the use of unspecified ICD-10 codes. The grace period was created to help ease the ICD-10 transition. With the end of the grace period, this could mean a possible increase in claims rejections and lower reimbursement. Take steps now to make sure you are coding correctly! MediSYS EHR offers excellent tools to drill-down quickly to the most specific ICD-10 code, called…
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Bill is passed that delays ICD10 implementation until 2015

*Update* On April 1, 2014, the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” bill was signed into law. This legislation delayed ICD-10 implementation which may not occur prior to October 1, 2015 as well as continuing the 0.5% update to Medicare physician payments through Dec. 31, 2014 and providing a 0% freeze to payments Jan. 1-March 31, 2015. ___________________________________________________________ On March 31, 2014, the US Senate passed a bill to delay the planned ICD-10 implementation…
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