ICD-10: How it affects you

ICD-10 is moving forward and the October 1 implementation date will be here before we know it. Being prepared can significantly improve how your organization fares during this transition by minimizing the financial and productivity impacts. How can Optum™ help you make the most of this mandate? To learn more, follow the links below.

For health plans

To implement ICD-10, health plans must use compliant information systems that can accommodate the significant number of structural changes within the ICD-10 code set.

For physicians

ICD-10 presents an opportunity to provide more specific and rich diagnostic information. However, physicians who are late complying with the regulation’s deadline might face payment delays and claim denials.

For hospitals

The transition to ICD-10 will affect the staff, revenue cycle processes and technology infrastructure of a hospital. Begin identifying impacts and developing plans for an efficient, effective and compliant conversion today.

For government

The amount of detail included in ICD-10 will give states the opportunity to better understand and improve health care utilization, cost efficiencies, care management opportunities and quality of care.