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Premium Content Preview | ICD 10 Conversion, Coding Confusion, and Solutions

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A physician’s visit with a patient often centers on telling the patient’s story. Yet a physician’s revenue often centers upon properly documenting and coding that patient encounter.

Studies have already shown that is difficult with the current International Code for Diseases (ICD) 9 used in the medical field in the United States. With the upcoming conversion to a much more complex ICD-10 coding method, the complications and need for correct coding will only increase.

Proper coding is a physician’s lifeblood. Without proper coding, a provider will not receive his or her proper reimbursement for his or her work. But consider a physician’s education. Most doctors are not taught coding, billing, or revenue cycles as an undergraduate, medical student, or resident.

- See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/sponsored-resources/icd-10-conversion-coding-confusion-there-solution#sthash.MPnfe8ys.dpuf

Studies have already shown that is difficult with the current International Code for Diseases (ICD) 9 used in the medical field in the United States. With the upcoming conversion to a much more complex ICD-10 coding method, the complications and need for correct coding will only increase.

Proper coding is a physician’s lifeblood. Without proper coding, a provider will not receive his or her proper reimbursement for his or her work. But consider a physician’s education. Most doctors are not taught coding, billing, or revenue cycles as an undergraduate, medical student, or resident.

- See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/sponsored-resources/icd-10-conversion-coding-confusion-there-solution#sthash.MPnfe8ys.dpuf

Studies have already shown that is difficult with the current International Code for Diseases (ICD) 9 used in the medical field in the United States. With the upcoming conversion to a much more complex ICD-10 coding method, the complications and need for correct coding will only increase.

Proper coding is a physician’s lifeblood. Without proper coding, a provider will not receive his or her proper reimbursement for his or her work. But consider a physician’s education. Most doctors are not taught coding, billing, or revenue cycles as an undergraduate, medical student, or resident.

- See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/sponsored-resources/icd-10-conversion-coding-confusion-there-solution#sthash.MPnfe8ys.dpuf

Studies have already shown that is difficult with the current International Code for Diseases (ICD) 9 used in the medical field in the United States. With the upcoming conversion to a much more complex ICD-10 coding method, the complications and need for correct coding will only increase.

Proper coding is a physician’s lifeblood. Without proper coding, a provider will not receive his or her proper reimbursement for his or her work. But consider a physician’s education. Most doctors are not taught coding, billing, or revenue cycles as an undergraduate, medical student, or resident.

- See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/sponsored-resources/icd-10-conversion-coding-confusion-there-solution#sthash.MPnfe8ys.dpuf

Studies have already shown that is difficult with the current International Code for Diseases (ICD) 9 used in the medical field in the United States. With the upcoming conversion to a much more complex ICD-10 coding method, the complications and need for correct coding will only increase.

 

 

 

 

 

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