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Twisting on ICD10? The universe works in mysterious ways

December 4, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I can still remember the glazed looks of my parents when I brought my first issue of HME News to Thanksgiving so they could see what, exactly, I was writing about. Now they only read my blogs. I mean, HME News readers might find the latest coding issues or marketing trends fascinating, but the rest of America? Not. So. Much. And, although I am often (slightly) in the know about what's happening in the greater scheme of things (reporters of any stripe tend to pay attention), it's not often that what...

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ICD-10: No big deal—yet

November 23, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA - ICD-10 went live Oct. 1 and, while so far it has gone better than expected, industry consultant Mary Ellen Conway thinks that's about to change.“I think the fan's going to hit in November,” said Conway, president of Capital Healthcare Group, during a session at Medtrade. That's because many healthcare providers and systems often take 30 days to bill.As with most CMS changes, attendees said they did what they could to prepare for the transition—for themselves and for their...

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Andrea Stark's last minute ICD-10 advice

September 25, 2015HME News Staff

We are down to the wire on the ICD-10 transition deadline, and healthcare professionals everywhere are feeling the heat. MiraVista has developed some last minute advice to aid DME suppliers in their final steps: 1.      Focus on the highest and best use for your resources. If you are staring down a massive data set, don't work top to bottom. Parse out your data set to focus on active rentals, as these orders will create invoices on their own post-transition. 2.     ...

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