ICD-10 implementation is only a month away. How ready is your home health and/or hospice organization for ICD-10?
By now, your agency should:
- Have the ICD-10 compliant version of your home health and/or hospice vendor(s) software in production;
- Completed, are in the process of, or will soon be testing with your applicable payers;
- Be dual coding;
- Continuing intensive training for coders; and
- Reviewing your ICD-10 Project Plan to be sure all tasks are completed for full compliance of ICD-10.
Visit the CMS ICD-10 website for the latest news and resources to help you prepare for the October 1, 2015, deadline.