We have been living with ICD-10 for nearly 30 days now, and I think things are going fairly well. What I would like to discuss is coder productivity and accuracy in the hospital setting.
I was a bit concerned when I was told that offshore coders are only coding 12 inpatient records per day. That is very low in comparison to the typical U.S. productivity standard of 24 per day. Why is it so low?