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6 Findings on Expectations of ICD-10 Benefits From Providers

An eHealth Initiative and American Health Information Management Association survey found most healthcare providers underestimate the benefits ICD-10 will bring practices after full implementation, according to a Healthcare Finance News report.
Providers seem to be mostly focused on the difficulty of the upcoming transition. Here are some of the survey's findings.

•    26 percent of respondents have no goals for ICD-10 other than claims processing
•    59 percent expect a decline in revenue while 20 percent are unsure of financial impact
•    16 percent expect higher revenue after implementation
•    51 percent think a potential benefit of ICD-10 will be quality improvement
•    40 percent think a potential benefit of ICD-10 will be outcome measurement
•    39 percent think a potential benefit of ICD-10 will be performance measurement

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