Are Physicians Ready for ICD-10?

Posted on November 15, 2012 I Written By

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While at AHIMA, I asked Dr. Jon Elion, Founder and CEO of ChartWise Medical Systems, the million dollar question, “Are Physicians Ready for ICD-10?” I love his comparison of the fear mongering we saw with Y2K with the move to ICD-10. Here’s his video answer:

What do you think? Are most physicians ready for ICD-10?