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Basic Introduction to ICD-10-CM National Provider Call

Please note: On July 31, 2014, HHS 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.

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


  • ICD-10 Final Rule Implementation
  • Benefits of ICD-10-CM
  • Similarities to ICD-9-CM
  • Differences from ICD-9-CM
  • Injury Changes
  • 7th Character Injuries "& External Causes
  • 7th Character "Fractures
  • Placeholder "X"
  • Excludes Notes
  • Facts vs. Myths
  • Impact on Coding and Documentation
  • Implementation Planning
  • Training Needs for Coding Personnel
  • CMS Resources

To access the 2 podcasts and corresponding transcripts, presentation materials, complete written transcript, and complete audio recording, scroll to the bottom of the page to the Downloads section, and select the appropriate link.