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Life After ICD-10: Key factors to keep your eye on

by Christine Armstrong, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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?

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Preparing for life after ICD-10 implementation

by Christine Armstrong, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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,

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Can health care meet great expectations for 2015?

by Sarah Thomas, Managing Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Deloitte Services LP

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,

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Decision time: Prioritizing state health care agendas

by Jessica Blume, Retired-former Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP

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.

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Infographic: ICD-10 Delay: How is the industry reacting?

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;

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