ICD-10 consulting is now being offered by many firms but most focus on IT and training. Our company has been doing ICD-10 advisory services since before ICD-10 was mandated. A multi-disciplinary approach to ICD-10 is important.
We find that most analytics and revenue cycle companies are ignoring the future role coordinated medical coding will have, the transition to ICD-10, and the clinical documentation and processes on the revenue cycle. The ICD-10 transition will re-write the book on revenue cycle management (RCM). RAC audits and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) will be subject to a new paradigm with ICD-10.