Physician Groups Push for Two-Year ICD-10 Delay on Capitol Hill

A select group of physicians and physician groups have begun advocating for an additional two-year delay to the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS. In response, AHIMA and the Coalition for ICD-10 have launched its own advocacy efforts to keep the ICD-10 implementation date at October 1, 2015.

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AHIMA Pushes for ICD-10 Adoption in Capitol Hill Briefing

In a Capitol Hill briefing on Tuesday, September 23, AHIMA staff members and other stakeholders stressed the need to continue with ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation on October 1, 2015 without delay.

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What’s in the ICD-10 Proposed Rule?

AHIMA has posted an analysis of the ICD-10 Notice of Proposed Rule Making. The analysis is a summary, offered to the healthcare industry as an aid when considering the proposal. It is not AHIMA’s position on the adoption of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. AHIMA will publish its comments and recommendations prior to the close of the public commenting period on October 21. On August 22 the Department of Health and Human Services issued an...

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