News By Tag
News By Location
ADVANCE to Host ICD-10 Online Conference for Healthcare Executives and Professionals in January 2014
By: Merion Matters
ICD-10 is scheduled to replace ICD-9 on October 1, 2014. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, there will be no delays or grace periods to the implementation of ICD-10.
Anyone qualified to code ICD-9 should be able to make the transition without much difficulty. However, because ICD-10 is a more specific coding classification list, there are major differences between the amount of codes and the way the system will affect information technology and software. This raises a number of pressing questions and concerns.
ADVANCE has already helped thousands of professionals understand how ICD-10 will impact the healthcare landscape through a variety of articles, webinars and other educational resources. Yet this is the first time ADVANCE is devoting a full day to ICD-10 guidance, instruction and strategic tips from the experts. Session topics will include physician engagement, converting to ICD-10 on a modest budget, creating an action plan for documentation assessments, what happens after October 1, 2014, and more.
In addition to providing top-notch ICD-10 learning opportunities, this informative event will enable healthcare executives and professionals to network with exhibitors that offer ICD-10 training assistance and implementation tools. Attendees can also chat with recruiters looking to hire qualified job seekers who have already trained for ICD-10.
Anyone interested in attending can learn more and register online here: http://events.advanceweb.com/
For more details, please call 800-546-4987, email ADVANCEevents@
Merion Matters, parent company of ADVANCE, is based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and proudly serves millions of doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals nationwide. Since 1985, the company has provided the healthcare community with print magazines, websites, e-newsletters, in-person and online career events, custom communications and promotional services, a popular healthcare shop and more.