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More Clarifications for ICD-10 Change

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has recently learned that the organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding guidance has issued clarification that would require home health agencies to indicate an “A” (initial encounter) in the 7th character for some ICD-10 codes. An “A” in the 7th character should be used for any encounter […]

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Countdown: 85 Days to ICD-10 Launch

ICD-10.  ICD-10.  ICD-10.  Have you had enough yet?    Between on-site training, webinars, consultants and coding manuals, your agency is hopefully ready for ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015.  As of September 30, CMS will no longer accept ICD-9 codes or joint ICD-9/ICD-10 codes.   With just 85 days to go, here’s a reminder: CMS has an […]

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