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Entering the Homestretch for ICD-10 Transition

ICD-10 is the largest mandate in US healthcare history. It will require diligent, comprehensive actions to be fully prepared for the transition. Practices have until October 1 to successfully upload, test and implement ICD-10 codes, which will replace the ICD-9 code set. Whether healthcare firms are ready or not, the US government’s upcoming deadline stands firm. Hospitals and physician practices have been discussing ICD-10 for many years. Jeffrey Goldstein of Allscripts shares his thoughts on ICD-10 transition.