November 25, 2015 | Chris Nerney

While CMS said it was "pleased to report that claims are processing normally," it's worth keeping in mind that the government agency has taken several temporary steps to smooth the transition to ICD-10 which may be masking problems that could manifest themselves down the road.

October 30, 2015 | Susan Morse

About 10 percent of claims filed under ICD-10 have been denied since the coding vocabulary became the norm on October 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Thursday, though only a small number of those denials were due to coding errors.

October 15, 2015 | Susan Morse

While the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a year's grace period this summer when it comes to claims coded with ICD-10, not all large commercial payers are following suit.

October 2, 2015 | Susan Morse

On Thursday, providers dealt with system issues, which will be followed by productivity issues and then payment issues, according to healthcare insiders.

October 2, 2015 | Henry Powderly

Healthcare Finance spent the bulk of Thursday's rollout monitoring the buzz, speaking with experts and reporting on any issues that may have arrived. While the true effects of the change will be felt in the coming weeks when claims are processed, bills delivered and accounts receivable wane, we have a few observations to share.

September 30, 2015 | Henry Powderly

Healthcare IT News and sister site Healthcare Finance will be reporting on the changeover throughout the day, using the live blog below to highlight the latest news, real-time reactions and frequent updates from our cadre of volunteer ICD-10 correspondents.

August 21, 2015 | Susan Morse

Experts say problems seen in September in testing ICD-10 codes could turn into disasters when the new diagnostic code set goes live on October 1.

May 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Four months until the ICD-10 deadline, and the American Medical Association is peddling the logic of waiting for the next iteration of the disease coding system, or at least delaying a bit more.

January 13, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Advocates of a radical reform solution are pointing to new evidence of the burdens of private sector administrative bureaucracy.

November 11, 2014 | Anthony Brino

A new Republican majority focused on curbing regulation may give the healthcare industry the opposite of what most are looking for: uncertainty. Or they could turn to a fairly simple option to help the stakeholders long resistant to ICD-10.

November 3, 2014 | Anthony Brino

All HIPAA-covered health organizations, and especially insurers, have been handed a small victory in the war of administrative simplification, as federal regulators once again back off a policy change long in the making.

September 30, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Don't rule out chaos for next year's ICD-10 deadline, or maybe plan on it, if the latest readiness research is any indication. 

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