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Take Advantage of ICD-10 Delay
Health Leaders Media

With the ICD-10 transition delayed until October 1, 2015, physicians have more time to assess their switchover programs and look for weak points. Working with referral partners is likely to be a shortcoming for most physician practices, and the ICD-10 delay means you can fix the problem.

Coordinating with referral partners will be especially important for specialists who get their patients from another resource, says David Zetter, founder of Zetter HealthCare in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and a member of the National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants. He is a certified coder and certified auditor for medical coding.