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4 ICD-10 training tips for clinical, administrative staff

ICD-10, set to take effect Oct. 1, will impact both clinical and administrative staff. Here are four tips for training both sets of staff, according to CMS.

Clinical staff

•    Focus on documentation and new coding concepts

Administrative and coding staff

•    Focus on ICD-10 fundamentals
•    Review superbills, encounter forms and practice management system reports to identify most commonly used ICD-10 codes
•    Establish a process for looking up ICD-10 codes similar to the process for looking up ICD-9 codes

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