Ready, Set, 10 Months to Go: How to Get Organized and Be Fearless About ICD-10

cover_AJO_Dec2013_ReadySet10_MonthsUntilICD10_CT-1The American Journal of Orthopedics – December 2013
by Cheryl Toth, MBA

“The billing office is handling that,” an orthopedic surgeon at a recent reimbursement workshop said. Like many physicians, he was unaware that asking
the billing office to handle ICD-10, the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), is like trying to do a crossword puzzle using only the “Down” clues. It is impossible, because half of the information is missing.

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