Deborah Grider, CPC
The idea of keeping up with ICD-10 has had its ups and downs amid rumors of extensions and even skipping it to go directly to ICD-11. It is beginning to feel like a rollercoaster ride. With the recent implementation deadline extended by the Department of Health and Human Services to October 2014, all healthcare providers should be continuing with their ICD-10 implementation planning. This article will discuss the ICD-10 transition and includes steps to get to implementation compliance.