No World Borders to Present at Atlanta ICD-10 Conference

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HIPAA 5010 impact assessment, remediation, testing
HIPAA 5010 impact assessment, remediation, testing

On February 18th and 19th Michael Arrigo, CEO of No World Borders, Inc. will be participating in Health Care Education Associates’ “Strategically Transitioning to ICD-10 for Providers & Plans,” a health care industry conference focused on helping the health care industry move to the new electronic health record standards.

The conference will cover both the data interchange standard HIPAA X12 5010 and the companion medical claims coding standard ICD-10. Over 20 industry experts from leading health consulting and technology solutions firms will be participating.

“Moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding is one of the toughest challenges facing the healthcare industry today, said Michael Arrigo. “This conference will help health plans and providers prepare now by learning the key steps in making the transition, which many describe as a bigger effort for the health care industry than addressing Y2K.” he continued.

Mr. Arrigo will make two presentations covering:

  • Migration from 4010 to 5010: Finalizing the Details
  • Implementing & Optimizing a New Strategic Business Infrastructure for ICD-10

The conference will focus on these topics:

  • How to leverage ICD-10 to drive efficiency in your organization
  • Ways to best finalize the details in moving from HIPAA 4010 to 5010
  • Impacted functions in your organization and how to prepare them
  • Best practices in making the transition to ICD-10
  • Benchmarks-how far along should you be…and by when?
  • How to train the trainers to train your staff
  • Revenue & reimbursement implications for ICD-10

Some of the specific topics geared to health plans include:

  • How each department of your plan will be affected…and how to prepare
  • How to design and redesign procedures for ICD-10
  • How to manage your vendors

Specific topics addressed to providers include:

  • Insights from the AHA about ICD-10 transitions for every size organization
  • Retaining clinical and financial information in the transition
  • The impact of ICD-10 on healthcare quality data

Over 20 industry experts from leading health consulting and technology solutions firms will be participating, including:

  • No World Borders, Inc.
  • 3M Health Information Systems, Inc.
  • Partners Healthcare
  • Perot Systems
  • Ingenix
  • The TriZetto Group
  • GE Healthcare Systems, Centricity Enterprise Div
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • American Hospital Association
  • Capgemini Government Solutions LLC

Registration Information for the Event is Available at
Dates: February 18th & 19th

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Conference Registration: $1,395.00

More information regarding No World Borders and its HIPAA X12 5010 and ICD-10 Migration Services and Consulting Practice is available on the company web site :
A free information brief is also available in Adobe Acrobat format:[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Michael F. Arrigo

Michael Arrigo, an expert witness, and healthcare executive, brings four decades of experience in the software, financial services, and healthcare industries. In 2000, Mr. Arrigo founded No World Borders, a healthcare data, regulations, and economics firm with clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital, surgical center, physician group, diagnostic imaging, genetic testing, health I.T., and health insurance markets. His expertise spans the federal health programs Medicare and Medicaid and private insurance. He advises Medicare Advantage Organizations that provide health insurance under Part C of the Medicare Act. Mr. Arrigo serves as an expert witness regarding medical coding and billing, fraud damages, and electronic health record software for the U.S. Department of Justice. He has valued well over $1 billion in medical billings in personal injury liens, malpractice, and insurance fraud cases. The U.S. Court of Appeals considered Mr. Arrigo's opinion regarding loss amounts, vacating, and remanding sentencing in a fraud case. Mr. Arrigo provides expertise in the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, Medicare LCDs, anti-trust litigation, medical intellectual property and trade secrets, HIPAA privacy, health care electronic claim data Standards, physician compensation, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark law, the Affordable Care Act, False Claims Act, and the ARRA HITECH Act. Arrigo advises investors on merger and acquisition (M&A) diligence in the healthcare industry on transactions cumulatively valued at over $1 billion. Mr. Arrigo spent over ten years in Silicon Valley software firms in roles from Product Manager to CEO. He was product manager for a leading-edge database technology joint venture that became commercialized as Microsoft SQL Server, Vice President of Marketing for a software company when it grew from under $2 million in revenue to a $50 million acquisition by a company now merged into Cincom Systems, hired by private equity investors to serve as Vice President of Marketing for a secure email software company until its acquisition and multi $million investor exit by a company now merged into Axway Software S.A. (Euronext: AXW.PA), and CEO of one of the first cloud-based billing software companies, licensing its technology to Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS). Later, before entering the healthcare industry, he joined Fortune 500 company Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF) as a Vice President, overseeing eCommerce solutions for the mortgage banking industry. While serving as a Vice President at Fortune 500 company First American Financial (NYSE: FAF), he oversaw eCommerce and regulatory compliance technology initiatives for the top ten mortgage banks and led the Sarbanes Oxley Act Section 302 internal controls I.T. audit for the company, supporting Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act. Mr. Arrigo earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Before that, he studied computer science, statistics, and economics at the University of California, Irvine. His post-graduate studies include biomedical ethics at Harvard Medical School, biomedical informatics at Stanford Medical School, blockchain and crypto-economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and training as a Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA). Mr. Arrigo is qualified to serve as a director due to his experience in healthcare data, regulations, and economics, his leadership roles in software and financial services public companies, and his healthcare M&A diligence and public company regulatory experience. Mr. Arrigo is quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, Kaiser Health News, Consumer Affairs, National Public Radio (NPR), NBC News Houston, USA Today / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Medical Economics, Capitol ForumThe Daily Beast, the Lund Report, Inside Higher Ed, New England Psychologist, and other press and media outlets. He authored a peer-reviewed article regarding clinical documentation quality to support accurate medical coding, billing, and good patient care, published by Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and published in Healthcare I.T. News. Mr. Arrigo serves as a member of the board of directors of a publicly traded company in the healthcare and data analytics industry, where his duties include: member, audit committee; chair, compensation committee; member, special committee.

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