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Blog: ICD-10 coding problem could mean yearlong delay
Modern Healthcare

By most accounts—but not all—the thrice-delayed rollout of the ICD-10 family of diagnostic and procedural codes went smoothly.

But one expert says there’s at least one problem with a code for a diagnostic imaging procedure that could take more than a year to clear up.

In Holly Louie’s recent column in the ICD-10 Monitor headlined “Dear doctor: We don’t care if you don’t get paid promptly,” she takes a bite out of the CMS. She says the federal agency is seemingly indifferent to a mistake they made that’s affecting some radiologists.

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