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Where are YOU with ICD-10 preparations?

With the ICD-10 transition eight months away, many practices are feeling anxious and unprepared for what lies ahead. At Precision, we believe the key to successfully navigating the transition to ICD-10 is proper preparation and planning.

To make the ICD-10 transition process more manageable for practices, Precision is supporting a five phase approach to preparing for October. Starting with this communication, Precision will be providing a regular series of informational checklists to assist your practice with thinking through each aspect of the transition.

ICD-10 Preparation Phases:

Phase 1 - Planning, Communication &Awareness
Phase 2 - Impact Assessment & Budget Preparation
Phase 3 - Training
Phase 4 - Operational Implementation & Testing
Phase 5 - Implementation & Monitoring

Phase 1- Planning, Communication, & Awareness

Planning

  • Understand how ICD-10 will impact you
  • Form an ICD-10 project team
  • Create a timeline and hold team members accountableCommunication
  • Appoint an ICD-10 champion to lead communications for your practice
  • Develop a plan for communicating with staff and providers
  • Develop a plan for communicating with your vendors

Communication

  • Appoint an ICD-10 champion to lead communications for your practice
  • Develop a plan for communicating with staff and providers
  • Develop a plan for communicating with your vendors

Awarness

  • Understand how ICD-10 will impact you
  • Form an ICD-10 project team
  • Create a timeline and hold team members accountableCommunication
  • Appoint an ICD-10 champion to lead communications for your practice
  • Develop a plan for communicating with staff and providers
  • Develop a plan for communicating with your vendors