ICD-10, Healthcare Reform Challenging Health Information Management Strategies
A report from KLAS found healthcare providers' health information management plans might be challenged by ICD-10 and other regulatory requirements, according to Healthcare Finance News.
One of the biggest challenges will be decreasing revenue from government payors, according to the report titled “HIM Services 2012: Helping to Weather the Storm.”
Providers will also need to train staff members in the new regulations and procedures for ICD-10, meaningful use and more while retaining high-quality employees. To address these issues, many providers are looking to outsource HIM needs and use computer-assisted coding for ICD-10.More Articles on Coding, Billing and Collections:Athenahealth Acquires Epocrates Mobile ProviderAMA, Medial Groups Call for CMS to Stop ICD-10 MandateGrowth of ASCs Could Save Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions in Medicare Dollars by 2017
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