No World Borders CEO Michael Arrigo Speaks in Washington DC on HIPAA Mandate ICD-10 and Health Care Reform

July 22, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Washington DC— No World Borders, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting company, announced that its Managing Partner and CEO will speak at the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) in Reston Virginia at 11am Eastern Time. The conference is focused on "Advancing Down the Implementation Highway: Merging into 5010 Compliance, Shifting into ICD-10." Mr. Arrigo will speak about the various risks and business continuity planning issues surrounding compliance with the HIPAA mandate by October 1, 2013.

"The new diagnosis and procedure coding standard ICD-10 has sweeping impacts for hospitals and health plans," said Michael Arrigo, Managing Partner for No World Borders. "Companies should seek expertise to help with ICD-10 assessments and avoid unnecessary risk," he continued.

Mr. Arrigo will participate in a panel along with facilitator Jim Daley, Director, IT Risk & Compliance, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; WEDI SNIP ICD-10 Workgroup Co Chair and Dennis Winkler, Director Program Management and ICD-10, BlueCross BlueShield of Michigan.

For a copy of the WEDI agenda, click here

Presentation topics will include:

  • Three project constraints for ICD-10
  • Five principles of business continuity planning for ICD-10
  • Five dimensions, and 25 risk areas associated with ICD-10
  • Post mandate risks after October 1, 2013
  • Opportunities with ICD-10
  • Next Steps what companies can do now to realize gains with ICD-10

  • For a copy of Mr. Arrigo's remarks, which will be made available after the conference, please click here:

    About No World Borders

    Founded in 2000, No World Borders specializing in advising health insurance (health plans or 'payors'), hospitals (healthcare providers), and physician practice groups to comply with the mandates for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) legislation and other HIPAA mandates. It was recently profiled in The Wall Street Journal regarding "The Y2K Problem' in health care." Services include helping companies move to ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure coding, the HIPAA 5010 electronic claims standard, meaningful use of electronic health records (EMR / EHR), payment reform, HEDIS, 5-Star, and CMS Value Based Purchasing quality measures.

    For more information on the company, see