With the ICD-10 compliance extension now finalized, healthcare facilities will need to address a range of organizational issues to achieve compliance. In the course of conducting ICD-10 assessments for single and multi-facility hospital systems Kforce has found that organizations tend to overlook the same critical elements.
To fulfill ICD-10 requirements, organizations will likely experience impacts to several areas, including coding, clinical documentation, training, vendor product testing and acceptance, as well as program management. However, a high-level ICD-10 assessment can present a “big picture” outlook on some potential roadblocks to compliance, as well as highlight opportunities for future growth.
The infographic below offers an overview of the most common ICD-10 challenges and solutions to prepare for a successful ICD-10 implementation.
Read the full article on Kforce.com, detailing the most common ICD-10 challenges and solutions.