Mapping Your Way to ICD-10 Implementation Success

http://www6.aaos.org/news/PDFopen/PDFopen.cfm?page_url=http://wwAAOS Now – December 2014
by Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC

As orthopaedic surgeons and their practice teams ready themselves for the implementation of ICD-10, a team-based transition action plan is essential. One step in making the transition is known as “mapping.” Mapping describes the process of comparing the codes currently used in ICD-9 to those that will be used in ICD-10 for the same condition or injury.

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