CMS: Track & improve ICD-10 progress

CMS has released a new infographic on how providers can track and improve ICD-10 performance.

Here are three key points from the infographic.

1. Assess progress.
•    Identify key performance indicators.
•    Establish baselines for each KPI.
•    Compare each baseline and post-transition KPIs.

2. Address findings.
•    Develop ways to gather and address feedback.
•    Check clinical documentation and code selection.
•    Verify all system upgrades are installed.
•    Work with payers to resolve any billing issues.

3. Maintain progress.
•    Keep all coding tools and systems up-to-date.
•    Review the ICD-10 general coding guidelines on a regular basis.

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