Preparing for ICD-10: The Basics

by Donna Weinstock If there is one thing we can be sure of in healthcare, it is that things are always changing. This time the change is really significant. Effective October 1, 2013, ICD-10 codes must be used on all HIPAA transactions. Additionally, effective January 1, 2012, electronic health care transactions must be processed using Version 5010, a format that will accommodate the...

The Five Must-Have Meetings for Your Med...

by Elizabeth Escalante For any team to work well together, it is vital that each player know how their individual role fits into the big picture of what the organization is trying to achieve. It is why the football coach gathers the entire team together before the big game to discuss strategy. Equally important is that the players with similar functions or who are working on common...