Since going into effect on Oct. 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will not just require doctors and other health care providers to be more detailed and accurate in their coding for services they provide. It will also up the ante of health literacy expected of patients. Why ICD-10 Will Up the Ante of Health Literacy The new […]
Category: ICD-10 Transition
Insight into the ICD-10 transition and its impact on patients and health care.
What is ICD-10? ICD-10 is an acronym for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision. It is a set of codes for reporting death and disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) began working on the coding system in 1983. The World Health Assembly endorsed the ICD-10 system in 1990 and it started being used by member […]