Welcome to ICD-10 Blog by Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare
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.
Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Frequently Asked Questions
If you have Medicare FFS ICD-10 questions, please visit Medicare FFS FAQs for additional guidance.
Use ICD-10 Now!
ICD-10 Effective Date: October 1, 2015
- Code services provided on or after Oct 1 with ICD-10
- Code services provided before Oct 1 with ICD-9, even if you submit the claim after Oct 1
- Medicare FFS Guidance for claims that span the compliance date and FAQs on claims processing and billing are available
The ICD-10 mandate applies to all parties covered by HIPAA, not just providers who bill Medicare or Medicaid.
Need Some Tips?
- Visit the ICD-10 Ombudsman and ICD-10 Coordination Center page for resources and contact information
- Check out the Use ICD-10 Now and Billing Success infographics
- See listings of CMS ICD-10 Resources and Coding and Clinical Documentation Resources
Not Ready Yet?
- Get going with our ICD-10 Quick Start Guide
- Use the Road to 10 to build a customized action plan and access clinical resources by specialty
CMS-AMA Flexibility Guidance
On July 6, CMS and AMA announce efforts to help providers get ready for ICD-10 followed by guidance and FAQs most recently updated on Sept 22.
CMS Acting Administrator’s Letter to Medicare Providers
On July 7, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt sent a letter to all Medicare FFS providers about ICD-10 resources and the CMS-AMA flexibility guidance.
Stay up to date on ICD-10!
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