You’ve arrived! Now just determine your position in healthcare to get your ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation needs.
A brief list of the job types, organized by facility type.
You are the resource physician that many offices have who provides advice and guidance to your staff on coding and billing issues.
Group 1 Processes
Group 1 processes related to assigning and/or auditing ICD-10-CM codes including the coding process, processes such as requests for ICD-10-CM codes included with orders for lab and imaging, pharmacy benefits, etc., and regulatory compliance process.
Group 2 Processes
Focus should be on obtaining foundational knowledge of ICD-10-CM and understanding how ICD-10-CM is different from ICD-9-CM.
Group 3 Processes
Group 3 processes require knowledge of ICD-10-CM codes and are not Group 1 or Group 2 processes and functions.
Go to the implementation model for the Physician's Office
Learn the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS systems.
Focus on obtaining the foundational knowledge of the biomedical sciences and understanding how ICD-10-CM is different from ICD-9-CM.
Understand the new code sets enough to forecast what you must alter in the database.
Start with ICD-10-CM/PCS planning and training then shift to ICD-10-CM/PCS system conversion.
Go to the implementation model for Health Plans
Ensure that students graduating in the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation year are prepared to pass their credentialing exam and enter the workforce as qualified ICD-10-CM/PCS coders, analysts and managers.
Ensure you will be prepared to pass credentialing exams and enter the workforce in a coding-related role during the implementation time period and beyond the actual implementation date.
Select an academic program that will successfully prepare you to pass credentialing exams and enter the workforce in a coding-related role during the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation time period and beyond the actual implementation date.
Evaluate the educational needs of your staff and separate them into two groups: a group that primarily assigns codes and one that primarily does NOT assign codes.
Go to the implementation model for Long-Term Care