CMS Official: Medicaid is ICD-10-Ready

Despite rumors to the contrary, Medicaid is, and has been, ready for the implementation of ICD-10, according to a federal Medicaid official who spoke Tuesday at AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and CAC Summit.

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2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit Coverage

Review major news and insights coming out of AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit, held April 22-23 in Washington, DC.

For easy access to all web stories related to the summit, simply click on the “ICD-10/CAC Summit” category tag or navigate from the list in this post.

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Aspiration Pneumonia

Assign the appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of food.

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Report Predicts an Amazon.com-like Future for Healthcare Marketplace

Consumers increasingly are willing to take a chance on non-traditional healthcare providers—including in settings such as retail clinics or through mobile health devices—depending on cost and convenience, a new report finds.

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Health Plans At Odds with Providers Over Patient Data Standards

Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.

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