Mary Pat Johnson is senior consultant at Corcoran Consulting Group in Cleveland. She began her career as an ophthalmic technician, and her most recent clinical position was with the department of ophthalmology at Loma Linda University as a nursing/clinic
By now you have heard and read a lot regarding ICD-10 changes coming in October. This is the most significant coding change in health care in more than 30 years, and the impact on healthcare practices cannot be overstated. Let’s discuss some of the changes in the new diagnosis coding system and how you can prepare for the transition.