WEDI top ICD-10 risks include a decrease in coder productivity.


September 8, 2015

Expert medical coders estimate between 30% and 50% loss in productivity

Trained staff will still find it difficult to keep up with their productivity levels in the ICD-10 world.  The more codes, the more time it will take to properly code and provide the sufficient documentation.  For those who are untrained, it could take even longer as staff will scramble in the live environment of which many claims may still end up denied.

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