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CMS Issues Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities

In response to questions from the health care community, CMS has developed a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that provides clarification on the most commonly asked questions related to the joint CMS/AMA announcement. Please view the FAQs, for more guidance.

CMS Letter to Providers about ICD-10 readiness

CMS has issued letters to Medicare Fee-for-Service providers emphasizing the importance of readiness for ICD-10 and reminding them of the resources available from CMS and other organizations to get ready.

CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10.  Please view the guidance, for more details.

MLN Connects National Provider Call on August 27

Register for the August 27 call on Countdown to ICD-10 — five weeks before ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015. The call will open with a national implementation update.  Then, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) will be joining us with coding guidance and tips, along with updates from CMS.

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