On October 1, 2015, US health care providers, payers, and other health care entities transitioned from the ICD-9 to the ICD-10 code set, a transformative change nearly twenty years in the making. In the first few weeks after the national transition to ICD-10, provider organizations are evaluating how the transition will impact their business. Will net revenue be impacted?Read more
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We’ve entered the ICD-10 homestretch, the few short weeks before health care stakeholders finally see the implementation of a transformative change nearly twenty years in the making.
But go-live is just the beginning. Even with all the preparation, there are likely to be challenges organizations need to consider after the transition. Post-implementation, not only are the potential impacts that could disrupt the transition to ICD-10 important to consider,Read more
Deloitte leaders share thoughts and takeaways from the second day of HIMSS 2015.
Rick Swanson, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses factors driving the pace of health IT adoption.
John Keith, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP discusses moving from a closed health care ecosystem to an open ecosystem which requires greater transparency and an open marketplace.Read more
For many, the start of a new year brings renewed energy and optimism around resolutions and self-improvement. It is also a time for performance appraisals and goal setting for many businesses and their employees—a time to look back over the previous year and celebrate successes as well as identify areas for improvement. This year, in addition to my personal resolutions,Read more
In November, US voters across the country will face decision time as they head to the polls. Between the 36 gubernatorial races, 36 Senate races, and all 435 seats of the House that are up for election, it’s hard to miss the campaign commercials and fliers that have come our way and will continue to do so right up to election day.Read more
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 to patch the sustainable growth rate formula for Medicare physician pay. Section 212 of the law delayed ICD-10 implementation until at least October 1, 2015.
To many in the health care industry, this delay falls into the category of unexpected news;Read more