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ICD-10 Readiness

Although the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS will ultimately improve health care information capture, complying with the new regulation will impose significant demands on your organization. The process of transitioning from 14,000 to approximately 70,000 codes can be an overwhelming challenge to your HIM staff, and the financial ramifications to your facility can be dramatic if they are not adequately prepared in advance of the compliance deadline. Don’t let the learning curve associated with the ICD-10 transition put your cash flow and financial stability at risk!

Cybergistics is ready to assist your organization with a practical, gradual and affordable ICD-10 readiness program designed to minimize the negative impacts of ICD-10 through early planning and customized training programs. Cybergistics staff are uniquely qualified to assist our clients with this implementation. Our professionals include AHIMA-certified trainers and HIM experts that have practical, real-world experience in information processing, coding, revenue-cycle management, compliance and clinical documentation.

Programs Recommended

Impact Assessment

  • Data mapping
  • Case mix impact
  • Determination of educational needs
  • Creation of timeline and responsibilities for implementation

Educational Programs

  • Overview programs
  • Coder testing to determine pre-requisite areas needing strengthening
  • Anatomy and physiology and pre-requisite training
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS coding program introduction

Customized Education

  • Intensive education for inpatient coders tailored to hospital specific case mix
  • Outpatient coding education tailored to outpatient mix
  • Modular education programs with actual hospital specific cases

Quality Audits

  • Minimize “learning-curve” exposure
  • Work out kinks before go-live date

Products

  • ICD-10-CM/PCS tool kits and data mapping software/services
  • “Back-fill” coders to compensate for the shortfall
  • On-site mentoring

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