Helping Critical Access Hospitals Address ICD-10

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Jvion recently launched Critical Care ICD-10—an affordable, tailored ICD-10 conversion solution for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH). The offering supports all aspects of ICD-10 in a way that addresses the unique challenges faced by CAHs, reduces risk, increases automation, and drives cost savings.

Jvion’s assessment gave us the tools we needed to invest in setting up our facility for success well before the ICD-10 deadline.

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) face unique ICD-10 conversion challenges. While the code change doesn’t have a direct financial impact for these providers, it still poses risks to cost-based reimbursements, operations, and resources. These risks are compounded by the resource and financial constraints faced by most CAHs; they simply do not have the available cash or people to support all of the activities required by the mandate. The underlying message is that CAHs need to have a plan and start executing that plan now to avoid potential negative impacts.

Recognizing CAH ICD-10 challenges, Jvion developed Critical Care ICD-10—a software-enabled solution to drive risk mitigation, automation, and cost savings into the assessment, conversion, and post-conversion phases of ICD-10. The offering comprises three solutions:

  •     Critical Care ICD-10 Assessment: a 2-4 week assessment that prioritizes conversion, training, and staffing efforts through a financial risk assessment, provides detailed visibility into inpatient and outpatient coding impacts, and delivers ways to reduce unspecified coding risks
  •     Critical Care ICD-10 Conversion: an end-to-end solution that relies on automation, mapping technologies, and testing accelerators to reduce demands on CAH resources and the overall conversion timeline
  •     Critical Care ICD-10 Post-Conversion Support: affordable, cloud-based software services to support post-conversion needs including custom crosswalks, decision support and rule authoring, and dual coding

Jvion has already delivered measureable results to CAH organizations through Critical Care ICD-10. “Our facility was able to move from the ‘how to’ stage in the implementation process of ICD-10 to the hands on management process in a relatively short period of time,” said John Rau, President and CEO of a Midwestern CAH. “Jvion’s assessment gave us the tools we needed to invest in setting up our facility for success well before the ICD-10 deadline.”

For more information on Jvion’s Critical Care ICD-10 solutions or any of their ICD-10 conversion offerings, please visit http://www.jvion.com/criticalaccesshospital.html.

About Jvion
Jvion is a privately held healthcare compliance technology and services organization with a full suite of tools to enable the ICD-10 conversion. The company serves providers and payers in all phases of the ICD-10 conversion process with a simple value proposition—by using Jvion’s tools and solutions, organizations can do more to reduce cost, mitigate risk, and optimize reimbursements with fewer resources and in a shorter time line. Please visit Jvion’s website at http://www.jvion.com for more information.

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