Organizations not covered by the HIPAA, or “non-covered entities,” are not required to transition to ICD-10, but are strongly encouraged to do so.
Posts from the ‘Commentaries’ Category
The ‘‘Code-FLEX Act of 2015’’ was recently introduced in Congress. While a dual coding system may sound straightforward, it would require extremely complex and costly changes to major systems.
Multiple bills have been introduced in Congress that create a “safe harbor” for physicians by prohibiting claims from being denied due solely to the use of an unspecified or inaccurate ICD-10 code.
Read the full commentary by Dr. Bailey, which was published in The Hill.