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Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
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Nearly half of the 650 hospitals in a recent survey said they will outsource ICD-10 services when the new diagnostic and coding system goes online in October 2015, market research firm Black Book Rankings says.

The Black Book survey found that 19% of hospitals are outsourcing coding already, but that the number is anticipated to grow to 47% of hospitals by the providers polled.