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Gordon, Lynne Thomas
October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/3/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p23
Trade Publication
The author reminds U.S. healthcare leaders to prioritize important changes wrought by the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) which will be implemented on October 1, 2013. She says that reimbursements for healthcare organizations, bundled payments, clinical quality measures and public profiles will be dependent on ICD-10 data. She points out that the ICD-10 will allow the U.S. to join other World Health Organization members in managing patient data more efficiently.


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