Experts Predict Bleak Results After ICD-10 Implementation Date

Harsh Dhundia, director, shares his expertise in this article about the impacts of the expanded ICD-10 healthcare standards being rolled out in October. Sample excerpts: “Meanwhile, Harsh Dhundia, director at Pace Harmon, a consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Chicago, added that due to the resulting lower productivity, healthcare organizations will also experience a loss of revenue. Inaccurate coding will also contribute to this problem, he said. ‘If a doctor sees a patient … and if there isn't enough supporting documentation, you're going to be forced into a lower value code, so you get compensated lower.’"