Have you finished what you started with your ICD-10 Code transition?

The alarm sounds.  Your time is up.

“Pencils down” the teacher says.  You feel a knot in the pit of your stomach.

Do you remember this feeling?  When you weren’t quite finished with what you started?

You may feel the same way about the long-anticipated ICD-10 code transition deadline, now less than a month away.

I’m guessing October 1 is one of two things for you and your practice – a much dreaded “doomsday” or more of a happier occasion, like a celebratory “ta-dah” moment.  You’re either anxious about what you didn’t do or finish, or finally feeling some sense of relief after many months of thought and preparation (because you’re one of the few who successfully planned ahead for the October 1 transition).

So I ask you …up until this point… are you the “go-getter” or the “procrastinator?”

Have you finished what you’ve started when it comes to your ICD-10 code transition? 

ICD10 Watch recently published some useful tips for practices still in limbo with the ICD-10 code transition.  ICD-10 Guidance for Procrastinating Physicians quick guide offers the big list items you’ll definitely want to consider:

  • Access to ICD-10 Codes
  • Clearinghouse services
  • Clinical documentation and coding training
  • New forms
  • System Upgrades
  • Testing
  • Other Claims Submissions
  • Confirmation from Vendors

In addition, NextGen Healthcare continues to offer you ICD-10 support.  We’re hosting our final ICD-10 Webinar in our Road Map series to assist you in tying up any loose ends and answering any last minute questions you may have regarding ICD-10.  Our ICD-10 Road Map Series Webinar, “Prepare for Impact” is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.  You don’t want to miss it, so register now!

In this month’s Webinar: “Prepare for Impact!” we’ll discuss what you need to know and do in the final days leading up to ICD-10.  Join us on this webinar to get the details and learn what we’re doing to support your final steps to ICD-10.

Be sure to take advantage of our additional NextGen Healthcare ICD-10 resources including:

One more time: it’s late, so don’t procrastinate!

October is days away. Make sure you’re live on our ICD-10 compliant software – versions 5.8UD1 and NextGen® KBM 8.3 with the ICD-10 hot fix(es). Jump-start your ICD-10 transition today. Don’t delay in educating yourself and implementing your ICD-10 code transition!

Whether you’re a go-getter or a procrastinator, your time is up!  Be sure to finish what you’ve started when it comes to your ICD-10 transition.