AMA: ICD-10 Impact Assessment Checklist

The American Medical Association released an ICD-10 Checklist to help physician practices make a successful transition by the Oct. 1 deadline.

Here are 11 things the AMA recommends to do when assessing the impact ICD-10 will have on a physician practice.

•    Create a list of all electronic systems and work flow processes that use ICD-9
•    Create a list of vendor contact information
•    Identify all staff who work with ICD-9
•    Identify all possible work flow changes that will be need to switch to ICD-10
•    Identify the practice's billing service, if applicable
•    Identify the practice's clearinghouse(s)
•    Identify a contact for each of the practice's payers
•    Contact vendors to determine their ICD-10 implementation plans
•    Contact the practice's billing service, if applicable, to identify their ICD-10 implementation plans
•    Contact payers to determine their ICD-10 implementation plans
•    Identify any internal work flow processes that will need to be changed for ICD-10
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