EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part one of a two-part series dealing with challenges facing physicians in their adoption of ICD-10.

The day finally came and went. I must admit, I am relieved there were no more delays in ICD-10 implementation. It is time to move forward. But ICD-10 anxiety is still very prevalent in the industry, particularly among practitioners.

How has your facility or medical practice fared since Oct. 1? Did you have any glitches? One of my facilities was unable to load the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 1500s to the clearinghouse, but the UB04s were uploaded just fine. It was a minor system error that was corrected very quickly. 

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