As we approach the ICD-10 transition deadline on October 1, 2015, members from all corners of the healthcare industry are busily preparing and testing for the upcoming rollout. From a technical perspective, this means that systems must be updated to accommodate transferring the new codes....Continue
One of the many new features required for 2014 certified EHRs is the ability to capture and store diagnoses that are mapped SNOMED CT terms. Though making this transition has many benefits for both patients and our healthcare system, it might be challenging for medical...Continue
This article was co-authored by Cara Buckhaulter, Billing Services Operation Manager and ICD-10 Expert at NueMD, and Kevin McCarthy, Industry News Editor at NueMD. Cara and Kevin are frequent contributors on NueMD’s website and share a passion for helping small practices remain financially stable through...Continue
The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is hard on small practices, not only because ICD-9 is deeply rooted in our healthcare system, but also because modifying existing systems to be compatible with the new code set is technically difficult.