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Payer Resources

On October 1, 2015, the health care industry will transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes for diagnoses and inpatient procedures.

The transition to ICD-10 will involve new coding rules, so it will be important for payers to review payment policies. Below are resources to help your organization prepare for the transition.

Understanding the Basics

These resources 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.


CMS has resources to help payers conduct ICD-10 testing with their trading partners. To learn more, visit the CMS administrative simplification testing checklist page.

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