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Welcome to ICD-10 Blog by Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare

New CMS Issues a Document to Assist Providers Find Answers to their ICD-10 Questions

Recognizing that health care providers may need help with the ICD-10 transition, CMS has issued a new resource guide and contact list.

New Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Frequently Asked Questions

If you have Medicare FFS ICD-10 questions, please visit Medicare FFS FAQs for additional guidance.

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

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.   

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 the 5 useful steps health care professionals should undertake in order to transition to ICD-10. See the Provider Resources page and the Road to 10 tool for more resources.

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