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HealthEdge COO Desrochers on ICD-10 (podcast)

Posted Feb 17 2011 10:16pm

ICD-10 is a health care coding scheme that increases the number of diagnosis and procedure codes by an order of magnitude, permitting much more granularity for payers and providers. In this podcast interview, HealthEdge COO Ray Desrochers describes ICD-10 and why it’s taking plans so long to implement, and explains why ICD-10 implementation is the Y2K of health care. Ray’s optimistic that a combination of health care reform efforts, ICD-10 implementation and value based benefit design will finally begin to constrain the growth of health care costs.


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