Chicken Little said “The sky is falling!” It wasn’t. The Mayan’s said the world would end December 21, 2012. It didn’t. The technology-phobes said at Midnight, December 31, 1999 all the computers would crash. Nope. The Fairy Godmother said on the last stroke of twelve, the coach turns back into a pumpkin. Okay that one happened.
Numerous Healthcare professionals around the US think that on October 1, 2014 when the mandatory ICD-10 coding goes into effect the sky will fall, computers will crash, we will be overrun by things turning into pumpkins and/or the world will end. Well, that’s all an extreme exaggeration, but there is a lot of negativity.
There will be real issues and repercussions: productivity may be impacted, payments may be delayed, etc. With all change there is the risk of negative happenings. Being fully prepared for the change will significantly reduce its impact to your medical practice.
How are you going to deal with this change? Top on the list is to make sure that you have ICD-10 billing software in your medical practice.
Iridium Suite Practice Management Software from Medical Business Systems is compliant with all the new criteria for using the ICD-10 coding in your medical practice.
It allows the user to enter 12 unique diagnosis codes which has been increased from the current format of only four. You will be able to code all the associated conditions for your patients as required.
Besides the need to add additional codes, you will be required to “order” them appropriately based on the patient’s specifics. Iridium Suite offers this function to you as well.
Our billing system has a built-in ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalk function. It practically holds the users hand as it walks you through converting your old comfortable ICD-9 codes into the new, and slightly scary ICD-10 version(s).
With our compliant ICD-10 billing software functionality and many other advanced medical billing software functions, Iridium Suite is the perfect way to keep your practice up to date and ready for the ever changing world of medical practice management.