Coding and Compliance Knowledge Center
With years of experience with all the complexities of coding and documentation, McKesson Practice Consulting Solutions can help you mitigate compliance risks and improve coding accuracy.
NEW! - Crossing the great divide: Transitioning to ICD-10 (PDF 355KB)
Although ICD-10 may be viewed primarily a coding issue, the scope and magnitude of the transition is such that nearly every aspect of the organization will be affected. Learn how different personnel within a practice will be affected by the transition and what steps each group must take to prepare.
ICD-10 Survey: Physician Practices and the ICD-10 Transition (PDF 162KB)
Have physician practices started planning for the ICD-10 transition? Has any communication taken place between practices and their payors or vendors? Gain industry insight into how medical practices nationwide are approaching the ICD-10 transition. Over 900 medical professionals surveyed.
Get Ready for Industry Impact of ICD-10 (PDF 740KB)
Developing a detailed roadmap for the ICD-10 transition is essential for a smooth transition. This article addresses 10 key steps physician practices should take to adequately prepare for this monumental transition.
NEW! - ICD-10-CM/PCS- The Gathering Storm: Coding Changes Will Have a Far-reaching Effect on Your Practice (PDF 304KB)
What is ICD-10? What are the benefits of ICD-10? How will this new code set affect the financial performance of a physician practice? What's the best way to plan for the transition? These questions and many more are addressed in this ICD-10 white paper that takes an in-depth look at ICD-10 and it's affect on physician practices.
Practice Coding: Market Drivers and Demand Forecast (PDF 96KB)
A long-standing shortage of qualified medical coders continues to persist nationwide. Specific steps should be taken now to offset the potential negative impact on care delivery and financial performance.
Ensuring Compliance Success: Don't Let Your Plan Gather Dust on the Shelf (PDF 159KB)
Establishing a comprehensive compliance plan is essential for practices seeking to minimize regulatory risk and optimize coding and billing efficiency. But implementation is only the starting point. Learn how to keep the plan alive.
Compliance Programs: A Critical Safeguard for Physician Groups (PDF 169KB)
From complex coding requirements to strict patient referral rules, physicians are scrambling to avoid entanglements in a broad net of federal, state, and commercial payer requirements. Get ideas on how you can help protect your practice.
Snooze and Lose: The CMS, Fraud and You
Thanks to rapid expansion of federal and state health care fraud and abuse programs, most providers can expect some form of reimbursement scrutiny in the months and years ahead. Many organizations already have taken steps to develop oversight teams that can respond to audits. However, few have implemented the basic protocols and procedures needed to ensure a timely and appropriate response to initial communications from investigators.
Comanche County Memorial Hospital: McKesson Strengthens Compliance for Multi-Specialty Group (PDF 185KB)
After experiencing problems with an incumbent vendor, Memorial Medical Group, an 84-physician, multi-specialty practice owned by Comanche County Memorial Hospital, turned to McKesson Revenue Management Solutions for coding and documentation assessment, training and support. Today, the group's physicians are benefitting from McKesson's broad knowledge and expertise in the areas of documentation, coding and regulatory compliance
NEW! - ICD-10 Preparedness Webinar
- Learn about the financial impact of the ICD-10 transition
- Learn how to prepare for a successful transition to ICD-10
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