By Holly Louie, RN, PCS, CHBME, and Melody Muliak, MSHS, CRA, FAHRA, RCC, CPC, CPC-H
With the fast-approaching ICD-10-CM implementation deadline of October 1, 2014, has come the proliferation of so-called translators, mapping programs, and crosswalks. Members of the billing and coding communities have been left asking, "Are these legitimate tools? Will they solve coding challenges by automating the coding process? Or will they just create new and additional challenges?"
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