The transition to ICD-10 has been relatively smooth during the first three weeks for Allegro Pediatrics, with 80 providers at eight sites serving the Bellevue-Redmond region of Washington State. However, that may change now that insurance remittance advice is starting to come in.

Brett Vandenberg, chief financial officer, says ICD-10 so far has been a positive experience. In the early days, coders faced challenges in making sure they were using updated forms and proper codes were on claims going out. The practice was getting regular acknowledgements back from the Gateway claims clearinghouse of TriZetto Provider Solutions and its insurers.

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