Preparing For ICD-10 the Cost of Progress

Roberge, Denny
January 2011
Journal of Healthcare Administrative Management;Jan2011, p12
The article discusses the aspects for hospital providers and executives to consider in preparing for the implementation of the International Classification of Diseases-10-Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-CM/ PCS) in the U.S. It is considered helpful for providers and executives to be prepared for this code as the ICD-10 will create a complex system. Hospitals are encouraged to determine where the excess resides in the system.


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