ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2013) - Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc., publisher of industry-leading ICD-10monitor.com plans to unveil its newest publication, ICD-10-PCS Solutions at the 2013 HCCA Compliance Institute on April 22. This hands-on "training" newsletter is designed to assist hospital coding, compliance and reimbursement professionals make a smoother transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.
"Most hospitals have started to prepare for ICD-10," says AHIMA-certified trainer and ICD-10-PCS Solutions editor Lolita M. Jones, RHIA, CCS. "However, they are a long way from ready. One common misconception is that ICD-10 is designed to code anything you are faced with, but this is not the case. Another factor that providers need to be aware of is that Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) software does not have logic in place to address gaps in ICD-10-PCS."
Published monthly and delivered via e-mail, ICD-10-PCS Solutions will provide critical training information that can help providers avoid delays and start closing the gaps in their ICD-10 readiness plan. In addition, the newsletter identifies the high-risk/high impact coding and compliance issue hospitals will face as they shift from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This unique training tool features case studies of fairly common but complex procedures, ICD-10-PCS coding, compliance, and management tips, a coding Q&A section, and crucial industry news and updates.
Succinct and actionable, each issue of ICD-10-PCS Solutions provides its readers with monthly case studies illustrating how the ICD-10-PCS index and root operation table(s) is used to accurately code fairly common but complex procedure, such as: Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement or Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma.
The ICD-10-PCS Coding Q&A and Coding Tips sections of the publication focus on ICD-10 coding challenges and problems that if not addressed properly can become a liability area for your hospital. And the Industry News & Updates section of the newsletter provides the latest updates to codes, policy releases, regulatory changes, federal agency actions and more.
From registration to reimbursement, the targeted training and educational material found in ICD-10-PCS Solutions can benefit hospitals regardless of where they are in the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.
ABOUT PANACEA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
Panacea Healthcare Solutions provides consulting, technology and publishing solutions to hospitals, physicians and other providers throughout the healthcare industry. The MedLearn Publishing division along with nationally recognized news publications ICD-10monitor.com and RACmonitor.com provide hard-hitting news and information to more than 50,000 HIM, compliance and reimbursement professionals with the tools they need to confidently meet their revenue and compliance obligations. Panacea also produces Monitor Monday and Talk Ten Tuesday, live internet broadcasts featuring interviews with leaders in the RAC, ICD-10 and HIM field. For more detailed information on ICD-10-PCS Solutions newsletter, visit www.icd10pcssolutions.com or call 863-450-3233 x718.