Happy New Year! This is a year of significant change. Of course, I am talking about the ICD-10 transition, which will be the most significant change I have seen in the 32 years of my healthcare career. I know many of you are getting very nervous – especially those of you who have not started your ICD-10 implementation work.
The cost of medical care services is now up 6.5 percent from last September. The recently released Consumer Price Index, or CPI, did not exactly