Posts Tagged ‘ICD-9’

Infographic: The Pros, Cons and Costs of ICD-10

March 7th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

The shift from ICD-9 to ICD-10 that will occur on October 1, 2014 will transition 14,000 codes to more than 68,000 codes.

Ninety-two percent of physicians are concerned with the overall cost of converting to ICD-10, according to a new infographic from Greenway. This infographic shows the pros, cons and costs of ICD-10 as well as the specific problems it presents.

You may also be interested in this related resource: A Best Practice Roadmap to ICD-10 Readiness. Want to learn more about how to make ICD-10 simple? This 24-page report documents the process BCBSM has established to resolve discrepancies between ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes, a milestone that has allowed the payor to complete its version of the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) — referred to as the Blue GEM Encyclopedia.


Get the latest healthcare infographics delivered to your e-inbox with Eye on Infographics, a bi-weekly, e-newsletter digest of visual healthcare data. Click here to sign up today.

Have an infographic you’d like featured on our site? Click here for submission guidelines.

Infographic: Healthcare Organizations Adjusting to New Healthcare Mandates for Maximum Productivity

January 29th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

In the evolving healthcare industry, physicians must constantly implement new technology and processes to meet new mandates. Practices that do not update with new electronic medical record (EMR) codes in ICD-10 risk losing money associated with cost of programs and lowered productivity.

Compared to ICD-9, ICD-10 contains 55,000 longer codes for more exact clinical documentation, according to a new infographic from Capson Physicians Insurance. This infographic illustrates the variable effects of ICD-10 and EMR implementations on physician practices.

Adjusting to New Healthcare Mandidates for Maximum Productivity

You may also be interested in this related resource: ICD-10-CM/PCS Implementation Action Plan. With these new implementations, it is important to be informed concerning ICD-10. This 135-page resource goes beyond its comprehensive coverage of ICD-10 CM/PCS to provide you with training tools, as well. It also includes an 81-page customizable document, as well as a customizeable spread sheet log.

Get the latest healthcare infographics delivered to your e-inbox with Eye on Infographics, a bi-weekly, e-newsletter digest of visual healthcare data. Click here to sign up today.

Have an infographic you’d like featured on our site? Click here for submission guidelines.