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Please review the answers below to some FAQs pertaining to the ICD-10 coding system and click here to review CGI’s ICD-10 Reference Guide.
What is ICD-10?
What happens if I do not transition to ICD-10 Codes?
What are some of the benefits of ICD-10?
ICD-10 seems so complicated. Do physicians really need to use all the codes in ICD-10?
What type of training does my practice need and where do I find it?
- Documentation training for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other staff who document in the patient medical record
- Coding training for staff members who work with codes on a regular basis
- Overview training for staff members engaged in management and/or administrative functions
The degree of training required can vary based upon:
- Your specialty
- The number and type of diagnosis codes you commonly use
There are several online and instructor lead ICD-10 training options available for physician practices. Check with your affiliated hospital systems, medical societies, payers, clearing houses, and associated professional organizations to see what types of training they have available. in compliance with ICD-10 coding and compliance standards.
Fun Fact: CGI has the resources to help you! We have conducted an AAPC consultation and evaluation to ensure we are ICD-10 compliant and ready for October 1, 2015. We want to extend our resources to you. Please see our ICD-10 Reference Guide for more information.