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ICD-10-CM/PCS National Provider Call for Hospital Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a national provider education teleconference on "ICD-10-CM/PCS for Hospital Staff." This teleconference included a question and answer session that gave call participants an opportunity to ask questions of CMS subject matter experts.


  • ICD-10 Overview
  • History of ICD-9-CM
  • Why Do We Need a New Coding System?
  • What Characteristics Are Needed in a Coding System?
  • Benefits of Adopting the New Coding System
  • ICD-10-CM Major Modifications
  • Structural Differences
  • Electronic Version Available on ICD-10 Web Page
  • Impact on MS-DRGs
  • Role of AHA
  • AHIMA Role
  • Possible Systems and Applications Affected (AHIMA Suggestions)
  • Web Resources

To access the presentation materials, written transcript and audio recording for this national provider teleconference, scroll to the bottom of this web page to the Downloads section, and select the appropriate link.