EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the eighth in a series of articles on fast-tracking ICD-10 implementation.
As I started developing training plans for hospital facilities and physician practices, I realized it would not be an easy process. It may sound simple, but it isn’t. There is so much to consider: who needs training, what type of training, when the training will be delivered, and who will deliver the training. Then, on top of these issues, we must consider continuing medical education (CME) and continued education (CE) for physicians, coders, and others.
Every education subcommittee must do the following: