6 Ways Neurology Practices Can Get Up-to-Speed with ICD-10

July 22, 2015
Michelle Cavanaugh, RN, CPC

Neurologists will need to improve documentation for several common diagnoses to make a successful ICD-10 transition. Here are six helpful tips.

As with many specialties, neurology will see a variety of changes in ICD-10. Many of these changes do require additional documentation specificity, and neurologists must understand the changes. One goal of ICD-10 is to provide more detailed information for clinical research and treatment purposes. Having accurate data is paramount. Consider the following ways in which neurology practices can prepare for this monumental transition: