CMS: Learn How Clearinghouses Can Provide ICD-10 Transition Assistance
Clearinghouses should not be expected to provide the same level of support for ICD-10 as they did for the HIPAA Version 5010 upgrade because the new code set is based on clinical documentation and provider information. Only clearinghouses that offer coding services will be able to tell providers which ICD-10 codes to use.
Clearinghouses can help with identifying claim problems and reasons for rejection, as well as provide guidance on fixing rejected claims. These services can be a helpful too for testing ICD-10 claims processing.
More Articles on Finance:
9 Recent Issues Between Hospital and Payors
Despite Increased Ownership, Glenview Capital Doesn't Intend to Acquire HMA
For-Profit Hospital Stock Report: Week of May 20-24, 2013
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2012. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
New From Becker's Hospital CFO