ICD10 Help

Help From CMS for ICD10 for Small Practices

ICD10 HelpThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the availability of its webcast series “Road to 10″ to support small practices in their transition to ICD10.  The first installment is now available on-demand on the CMS website.

The federal agency has announced the on-demand availability of its first webcast in an ongoing series dubbed the “Road to 10.” The initial presentation provides details about the tools CMS is offering small practices.  The first session describes the tools CMS is making available to small practices.  Vendor readiness continues to be a major concern among practices.  More webcasts on the ICD10 transition are forthcoming.

Here is the announcement from CMS:

CMS Launches Road to 10 Webcast Series The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new webcast introducing the “Road to 10” tool. Accessible through the “Road to 10” link on the CMS website, the webcast covers the history of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the benefits of ICD-10. This is the first in the new “Road to 10” webcast series. Five more webcasts will follow—all aimed at helping small practices get ready for ICD-10 by the October 1, 2015, compliance date. Also available now is a brief video introduction to the “Road to 10” tool. Developed in collaboration with physicians, the “Road to 10” tool offers:

• Clinical documentation tips
• Coding concepts
• Clinical scenarios
• Training calendar