Computer-assisted coding top strategy for ICD-10
Computer-Assisted Coding: A Glimpse at the Future of HIM Technology. ICD-10 is the major motivator for these providers to look at a CAC solution, as they believe it can make up for some of the lost productivity and reimbursement that ICD-10 will create. For many of them, adding a CAC system is an integral part of their ICD-10 readiness strategy.
"Providers worry their staff will not be ready in time for ICD-10. Though the market is young and no vendor has fully proven itself in the inpatient space, provider confidence that computer-assisted coding technology will ultimately create greater efficiency, productivity, and ICD-10 readiness is high," stated author of the report Graham Triggs.
For this reason, many providers are looking to pull the trigger on a CAC purchase decision soon. By leveraging its large encoder market share, 3M has gained the highest mindshare in CAC, but OptumInsight and Dolbey are surging in their visibility among providers.
A number of factors weigh into CAC selection decisions. This study discusses the differences between inpatient and outpatient CAC solutions, top consideration criteria, real and anticipated benefits of CAC, and an in-depth review of all of the major inpatient CAC players, as well as the solutions they offer.
Vendors included in the research are 3M, Cerner, CodeRyte, Dolbey, M*Modal, OptumInsight, PlatoCode, Precyse, and QuadraMed.
To learn more about computer-assisted coding, the report Computer-Assisted Coding: A Glimpse at the Future of HIM Technology is available to healthcare providers online for a significant discount. To purchase, healthcare providers and vendors can visit www.KLASresearch.com/reports.
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