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Making the Most of ICD-10 Delays: 5 Smart Ways to Use the Time

Jul 06, 2014
From the Healthcare & Life Sciences Institute

With the recent delay of ICD-10, healthcare providers and health plans (payors) are breathing a much-needed sigh of relief.

The reality is that, while several were truly ready for the implementation of ICD-10 codes, most would have suffered significant impacts on their operations, profitability and revenue cycles had the deadlines remained firm for October 2014. So, what can organizations do during the delay in the ICD-10 mandate?

In this brief, KPMG explores the five key areas that most healthcare organizations should be prioritizing ahead of the new deadline.