We are five months into ICD-10 at this point. Many coders have plateaued or nearly plateaued as it pertains to productivity. So, if we have not already done so, we need to shift our focus from productivity and examine our coding quality. As I mentioned in my recent article “Coding Quality: It Affects More Than Claim Reimbursement,” a coding quality expectation of 94-96 percent is still valid.

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