Will the ICD-10 transition go smoothly? We’ll see, but the GAO says CMS has done its best.

Everyone knows that it’s coming: the long-anticipated transition to the use of ICD-10 codes will take place as scheduled on October 1. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made it clear that all Medicare claims with a date of service on or aft er October 1, 2015 will be rejected if they don’t contain a valid ICD-10 code. And the question on many people’s minds is, will this transition go smoothly? Or will it be fraught with glitches that will catastrophically affect many healthcare professionals’ ability to be reimbursed for essential services? According to the results of […]

Top 5 Mobile Apps in Neurology

  Top 5 Mobile Apps in Neurology Previous posts in our MDLinx Blog have highlighted our favorite mobile apps across all medical specialties, as well as our preferred apps in hematology/oncology and cardiology. In this article, we present our picks for the top 5 mobile apps in neurology. These tools are great for clinical reference, self testing, and patient education. To view even more of our app reviews in neurology, visit our mobile app center! Prognosis: Neurology Prognosis: Neurology uses clinical case scenarios to test your clinical know-how and judgement. In each case, you review the patient’s history, perform an examination, review the […]