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ICD-10 Compliance Date: October 1, 2015

The ICD-10 transition will affect every part of your practice, from software upgrades, to patient registration and referrals, to clinical documentation and billing. With the compliance date quickly approaching, now is the time to get ready.

Here are 5 steps health professionals should take to get ready for ICD-10.  These steps are outlined in the ICD-10 Quick Start Guide and the Get Ready Now infographic.  

Step 1: Make a Plan
Step 2: Train Your Staff
Step 3: Update Your Processes
Step 4: Talk to Your Vendors and Health Plans
Step 5: Test Your Systems and Processes

Readiness ABCs infographic:

A: Assess how ICD-10 will affect your practice
B: Be sure your systems are ready
C: Contact your vendors

Billing Success Infographic

The Road to ICD-10

CMS ICD-10 Educational Videos, Fact Sheets, and Infographics
Additional ICD-10 tools and resources are available on the following topics:  

Clinical Concepts Series

Talking to Vendors and Health Plans

Testing Your Systems and Processes

Understanding the Basics

Medscape Education Resources

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. First-time visitors to Medscape will need to create a free account to access these resources.

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

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.

ICD-10 Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Videos

Estimating the Impact of the Transition to ICD-10 on Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments
Medicare's Testing Plan for ICD-10 Success

Past Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars

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