Free Training Course on ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a free web-based training (WBT) course on “Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM.” It includes ICD-10 implementation guidance, information on the new ICD-10-CM classification system and coding examples. By the end of the training, CMS indicated participants should be able to: Recognize the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date; […]

13 ICD-10 Facts and Myths – ICD-10 Information

The compliance date for implementation of ICD-10 is approaching fast. On October 1, 2015, ICD-10 will replace ICD-9 for all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entities. Here are 13 myths and misconceptions — and the facts — about the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-CM/PCS), according to the […]

CMS Releases Two New Free ICD-10 Videos

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released two new videos explaining key ICD-10 concepts. The videos are less than 4 minutes each, and are hosted on YouTube. They are as follows: “Introduction to ICD-10 Coding” provides an overview of ICD-10’s features and explains the benefits of the new code set. “ICD-10 Coding […]

Free Webinar: ICD-10 Implementation and Medicare Testing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a free webinar on ICD-10 implementation and Medicare testing. The webinar takes place Thursday, February 26, from 1:30-3pm ET. During this MLN Connects National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts will discuss opportunities for testing and results from previous testing weeks, along with implementation issues […]