When Katie Carolan asks an audience of 75 to 100 health information management professionals how many of their organizations have started ICD-10 preparations, about three hands go up.

That's obviously not a good sign that the industry will be ready for the Oct. 1, 2013, compliance date, says the director of operations at Baltimore-based Health Record Services, which provides outsourced coding and auditing services as well as consulting.

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