Benefits of ICD10
ICD 10-An Introduction

  • ICD-10 CM & PCS is an upgrade of the US-developed clinical modification (ICD-9-CM) of Diagnosis and Procedure Codes, first adopted in 1979.
  • Department of HHS has ruled that all coding must be done in ICD-10 starting Oct 1, 2013.
  • ICD-10-CM volume is 69000 alphanumeric codes compared to ICD-9-CM volume of 13,600 numeric codes
  • ICD-10-PCS volume is 72000 alphanumeric codes compared to ICD-9-PCS volume of 4000 numeric codes.
ICD-9-CM Code ICD-10-CM Code Flatulence, eructation, and gas pain 787.3 R14.0 Abdominal distension (gaseous)
R14.1 Gas pain
R14.2 Eructation)
R14.3 Flatulence
Abdominal pain, unspecified site 789 No Code How to comply with ICD-10?

  • Evaluating all clinical, financial and business systems that currently use ICD-9 codes.
  • Overall Risk and Impact Assessment.
  • Gap Analysis between current and future state.
  • Compliance Project Plan
  • Identification of capital cost, one time cost and recurring cost and budget for it.
  • Compliance Implementation
  • Conduct internal testing
  • Payer system integration
  • Conduct external testing
  • Start Parallel processing
  • Complete Transition
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