We are less than a year away from ICD-10 GO LIVE and we have either not quite started, done a little, are in the throes of moving our plan along, continuing to firm up our documentation, or are getting ready to move into dual coding.

That is certainly going from one extreme to the other, but at the core of all this diversity is that we need to know where we are and have a plan in place to ensure that it is happening. You may say “I have heard that before,” and “We are doing that;” however, my hope is to take us a step further and make sure we are protected and, yes, truly ready

There are many areas that are at the top of our lists but for now, we will focus on the items below and make some considerations.

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