TITLE

Long wait nearly over

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Lynne Thomas
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/3/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
66631791

 

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