With the compliance date set to October 1, 2013, the ICD remediation has emerged as a mammoth challenge for the US healthcare industry. Any non-compliance will undoubtedly have a significant implication on payers, providers, pharmacies, lab and intermediaries.
ICD migration is dependent on certain factors, including the following:
What TCS Provides
TCS’ ICD 10 Compliance offering acknowledges that each organization is uniquely positioned at this point in time for the migration and will differ in its approach and the extent of changes required in systems, people or processes. We customize our solution according to your specific requirements.
Our ICD offerings include the following:
Assessment accelerators and program management toolkit
Remediation road map: Critical criteria analysis including cost benefit
Remediation solutions including crosswalk solutions, system upgrades, system implementation and integration
Assurance toolkit and services
Training and change management
Migrating to the ICD 10 code sets will substantially benefit all stakeholders. Some of these include the following:
- More accurate reimbursement and claims process management at payer organizations
- Improved coding of diagnostics, diseases and procedures, leading to better analytics for improved costs and better plans for satisfied customers
- Improved patient safety and understanding of mortality and morbidity data in the long-term