Outsourcing Healthcare

According to research recently released by market research firm Black Book Rankings, about half of the 650 hospitals in a recent survey said they will outsource ICD-10 services when the new diagnostic and coding system goes online in October 2015.

As reported by HealthLeaders Media, the survey indicates that 19 percent of hospitals are outsourcing coding currently and that number is expected to rise as high as nearly 50 percent by the time the October 1 deadline approaches.

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