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 and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10. Please view the guidance, for more details.
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.
The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Please note, the change to ICD-10 does not affect CPT coding for outpatient procedures and physician services.
Road to 10: CMS Online Tool for Small Practices
Jump start 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 helps providers build ICD-10 action plans tailored for their practice needs.
CMS ICD-10 Quick Start Guide
The ICD-10 Quick Start Guide outlines 5 steps health care professionals should take to prepare for ICD-10 by the October 1, 2015, compliance date. See the Provider Resources page and the Road to 10 tool for more resources.
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