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8 Tips to Help with the ICD-10 Transition

Alpha II President Rex Stanley was interviewed by MedPage Today’s Washington Correspondent David Pittman to discuss strategies on the ICD-10 transition.

The transition to using ICD-10 billing codes is one of the biggest issues facing physician practices this year.

The number of diagnostic codes will increase from nearly 14,000 to around 69,000. The number of procedure codes will jump from around 3,000 to roughly 87,000.

Handling this jump can understandably be daunting for physicians, but obstacles can be overcome with a few strategies.