In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are implementing six new ICD-10-CM and 21 new ICD-10-PCS codes, effective January 1, 2021.
COVID-19 News and Resources The Journal of AHIMA has created this page to offer health information management professionals an authoritative source for healthcare-relevant news, resources, strategies, and perspectives on the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To share news or perspectives, contact Matt Schlossberg, editor, Journal of AHIMA. COVID-19 Essentials Resources: ICD-10-CM COVID-19 Guideline AHIMA Special …
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Lauren Riplinger, vice president, policy and government affairs, at AHIMA summarizes recent waivers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) relevant for health information professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.