The HIM Director's Guide to ICD-10

Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS; Jean S. Clark, RHIA, CSHA; Caroline Piselli, MBA, RN, FACHE
ICD-10 is the biggest change for the HIM industry since the implementation of DRGs in the 1980s.

HIM directors must take a lead role in their organization’s ICD-10 implementation, including advocating for and securing an appropriate budget, developing a robust staff retraining program, and ensuring timely IT system changes.

This book outlines the differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10, provides a thorough timeline of events leading up to implementation, and helps HIM directors develop a project plan to manage the process seamlessly from start to finish.

The HIM Director’s Guide to ICD-10 will help you:

1. Assess your organization’s level of readiness for ICD-10

2. Develop a thorough project management plan and implementation timeline

3. Identify the strategic components to ICD-10 success

4. Apply expert-developed tools to your organization’s unique needs

Topics covered include:
ICD-10 Introduction
ICD-10-PCS Key Attributes
Project Management
HIM Assessment Process
HIM Training and Educational Plan
HIM-Specific Tasks and Timeline
Countdown to ICD-10 “Go Live” – Next steps
GEMS/ Translations/ Mappings: Case Studies
Appendix resources