How to Use the ICD-10 Delay to Your Advantage

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The new ICD-10 compliance date is October 1, 2015, but you won’t want to procrastinate. Use the ICD-10 delay to your advantage, leveraging the extra time you’ve been afforded to ensure success in your transition. Revisit Your Overarching Transition Plan Anytime you need to transition from a familiar code set to another you will encounter… Read more »

ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects™ National Provider Call

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CALL INFORMATION: Wednesday, November 5; 1:30-3pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects™ Upcoming Calls. Space may be limited, register early. The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10…. Read more »

ICD-10 Compliance Date October 1, 2015

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Reminder: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the… Read more »

How to Handle the ICD-10 Deadline Change

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On April 1, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which postpones the compliance deadline for the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding until October 1, 2015 or later. No definite deadline has been declared yet, but an extension has been granted. You Had Not Begun Transitioning to ICD-10 Codes… Read more »

No More Delays for ICD-10

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No delays for ICD-10, says Tavenner at HIMSS 2014 Originally posted by: Daniel R. Verdon, Medical Economics There will be no more delays to the October 1 deadline to implement the International Classification of Diseases-10th revision (ICD-10) coding system. That was the message from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner during Thursday’s keynote… Read more »

ICD-10 in 2014

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February 6, 2014: From the CMS Newsletter With less than one year to go until the October 1, 2014, ICD-10 compliance date, now is the time to assess your progress. CMS continues to work with health care organizations to develop and distribute a variety of resources to help you with your ICD-10 planning and preparation…. Read more »

Where to devote ICD-10 training resources

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We are finding that providers across the board are asking the same question: How should we prepare for the ICD-10 implementation deadline? There are several different items that need to be in place in order to help pave the way for a smooth transition. However, it is important that practices start with the basics. First… Read more »