ICD-10 Preparation for Small & Medium Physician Practices: 7 Actions to Take Now

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released an online ICD-10 transition checklist for small and medium physician practices.

Here are seven planning, communication and assessment actions to take before beginning the testing process.

•    Review ICD-10 resources from CMS, trade associations,  payers and vendors
•    Inform your staff of impending changes
•    Bring together an ICD-10 project team
•    Identify how ICD-10 will impact your practice
•    Develop and complete an ICD-10 project plan for your practice
•    Estimate and secure a budget
•    Reach out to trading partners to understand their level of ICD-10 readiness

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