The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed a regulation that will replace the ICD-9 Clinical Modification code sets, now used to report healthcare diagnoses and procedures, with advanced ICD-10 code sets. The recommended date of compliance is October 1, 2013.
Transitioning to ICD-10 involves an overhaul of the current coding systems, and requires substantial investments in upgrading the IT systems. As an experienced partner with end-to-end capabilities, Infosys helps you move to ICD-10 swiftly and efficiently. We have several years of experience working with healthcare organizations, helping them with compliance mandates such as HIPAA and NPI. Our approach is supported by proprietary processes to ensure minimal disruption during transition, while saving costs. In order to help you adopt the new coding system, we offer comprehensive consulting, education, training, program management, and knowledge process outsourcing services. In addition, our experts provide customized solutions to meet your specific requirements.
Consulting services from Infosys include:
As payors try to remediate their systems according to the new code structures, Infosys helps an effective transition through customized offerings such as:
CIOs must look beyond their EMR vendors for the migration as vendors will use the opportunity to sell new modules. Speaking to Healthcare Informatics magazine, our expert cautions CIOs against restricting it to the revenue cycle, considering ICD-10 will impact every system.
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