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ICD-10 Compliance Date: October 1, 2015

CMS Releases “Road to 10” Online Resource for Small Practices

Jumpstart your ICD-10 transition with “Road to 10,” an online resource built with input from providers in small practices. 

“Road to 10” includes specialty references and gives providers the capability to build ICD-10 action plans tailored for their practice needs.

CMS Releases Two New ICD-10 Videos

CMS has released two animated shorts that explain key ICD-10 concepts:

• “Introduction to ICD-10 Coding” gives an overview of ICD-10’s features and explains the benefits of the new code set to patients and to the health care community.
• “ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes” uses diabetes as an example to show how the code set captures important clinical details.

Medscape Education Resources
CMS Medscape Education resources help providers prepare for ICD-10.  Continuing medical education (CME) and nursing continuing education (CE) credits are available to health care professionals who complete the learning modules.  Anyone can earn a certificate of completion.  If you are a first-time visitor to Medscape, you will need to create a free account to access these resources.

• Video: ICD-10: Getting From Here to There -- Navigating the Road Ahead
• Video: ICD-10 and Clinical Documentation
• Expert Column: Preparing for ICD-10: Now Is the Time

Understanding the Basics
These fact sheets will introduce you to ICD-10, explain why it’s necessary, and give you the information you’ll need to get started on your transition.

Communicating About ICD-10

Communication between health care providers, software vendors, clearinghouses, and billing services is an important part of the transition process. Learn how to get the conversation started.

Educational ICD-10 Videos

CMS has developed videos on a variety of topics to help you prepare for the ICD-10 transition:

Road to 10: The Small Physician Practice's Route to ICD-10
Medicare’s Testing Plan for ICD-10 Success
Converting the Home Health Prospective Payment System Grouper to ICD-10-CM

Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars

CMS has partnered with several organizations to offer educational webinars on ICD-10:

Stay up to date on ICD-10!