Monthly Archives: July 2015

1st Providers Choice Helps Practices Prepare for ICD-10

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The ICD-10 compliance date is less than three months away, and many healthcare organizations are still struggling to complete key steps in the implementation process. Software vendors, like 1st Providers Choice, are prepared to help by providing ICD-10 ready practice management software and assistance with ICD-10 claims testing.

ICD-10, the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, will officially replace ICD-9, the current version in the United States, beginning on October 1, 2015. At that time, all HIPAA covered entities will be required to start using the new code set to code diagnoses and procedures*. Failure to do so could result in a delay in payment, as it will not be possible to process ICD-9 claims.

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Neurosurgery EMR Software: The Smart Choice for Neuro Practices

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Neurosurgery is a highly specialized field with unique requirements when it comes to electronic health records and practice management software. Not just any software will do. Generic EMRs, for example, fail to take neurosurgery workflow into account and require extensive customization to prepare the software to be used in a neurosurgery setting.

In order to avoid setbacks and prevent the need for additional work, practices should implement Neurosurgery EMR software. Here are a few reasons why neurosurgery-specific software is the best choice:

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