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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Converting to ICD-10

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Converting to ICD-10
by System Administrator - Friday, 16 January 2015, 1:13 PM
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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision

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ICD-10: 5 Steps to Take Now

In order to reflect advancements in medical knowledge and technology, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has mandated all health organizations begin use of the ICD-10 code set no later than October 1, 2014. This conversion will require tremendous effort from the health care community. The conversion to ICD-10 is daunting.

Due to the numerous upgrades that will be needed to both software systems and manual processes, health care providers must begin preparing now. Those who do not take steps immediately put the stability and financial health of their private practice at risk.
ADP AdvancedMD practice management software is an all-in-one solution for medical coding and billing. ADP has the knowledge and expertise to be your partner during the ICD-10 conversion.

With AdvancedMD, you will be able to quickly look up and apply more than 68,000 ICD-10 codes. Creating a comprehensive conversion plan now, which includes implementing sophisticated software, will give you an advantage come the October 1, 2014 deadline.

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