Converting from Icd 9 to Icd 10
Unit 9 Final Project
Converting from ICD 9 to ICD10
I. Introduction a. Why converting to ICD 10 is important b. What do we need to do to prepare for the transition? II. ICD 10 will affect a lot of people a. It affects providers when diagnosing a patient b. It affects the coders by having to learn a new system III. What you can do to ease the transition a. Upgrade electronic medical record systems b. Upgrade practice management systems c. Update encounter form with most used codes
IV. Conclusion a. It is important to make the transition because
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The new standards are a part of our effort to help our providers spend less time filling out paperwork and more time seeing their patients. This effort aims to cut health care costs by $6 billion over 10 years (Sebelius 2012). As the ICD-10 system is becoming a much broader system. The ICD defines diseases, disorders, injuries and other related health conditions. These are listed in a way so that everything is covered. It organizes information into standard groups of diseases, which allows for easy storage. It is also used for retrieval and analysis of health information for evidenced-based decision making.