75 percent of doctors holding off on ICD-10

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Physician practices are pushing back ICD-10 preparations, with only 25 percent of surveyed doctors saying their practice will have started the transition work by year’s end.

Medical Practice Insider and QuantiaMD joined forces to survey 201 members of QuantiaMD’s online physician community during the last two weeks and found that 75 percent of respondents are sitting tight, at least for now.

Whereas 25 percent said that they have either already started ICD-10 work or will do so by year’s end, the largest group of respondents, 33 percent, won’t begin before the end of 2015’s first quarter. Roughly 20 percent will hold off until the second quarter.

Most surprising is the 22 percent who plan to push the October 1 deadline in earnest by waiting until the third quarter.

Read more: Medical Practice Insider

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