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Analyzing the Impact of the ‘‘Code-FLEX Act of 2015’’

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.

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Coalition for ICD-10 Statement on H.R. 3018, “Coding Flexibility in Healthcare Act”

The Coalition for ICD-10 provides a statement on H.R. 3018, "Coding Flexibility in Healthcare Act" and provides alternative claim submission approaches.

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Coalition for ICD-10 applauds CMS and AMA joint effort

The Coalition for ICD-10 applauds the announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association concerning their joint efforts to assist physicians prepare for the ICD-10 compliance date. Read more

FAQs

Looking to learn more about ICD-10 implementation? We've taken your most frequently asked questions to the experts.

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Why Non-specific Codes Are a Non-issue

A grace period for submission of “less specific” ICD-10 codes continues to be raised as a way to alleviate the burden of the transition on physicians. Learn why fears of claims denials are unfounded in this latest commentary from the Coalition.

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Safe Harbor: Unnecessary with Dangerous Consequences

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.

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After Two Decades, A Few Simple Questions

The Coalition for ICD-10 responds to The Heritage Foundation's report: "The New Disease Classification (ICD-10): Doctors and Patients Will Pay."

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Coalition for ICD-10 Comments on CMS April End-to-End Testing

The Coalition for ICD-10 congratulates CMS on the success of its April end-to-end testing, which demonstrated that CMS systems are ready to accept ICD-10 claims.

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Comments on H.R. 2247

HR 2247 seeks to smooth the transition to ICD-10 for physicians.

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The ICD-10 transition: Avoiding revenue disruptions

Coalition members, Karen Blanchette, MBA, PAHCOM association director, and Beyer Medical Group's Deborah McEuen, CMM, HITCM-PP, speak out on the steps physicians can take to keep their practice financially healthy during the transition to ICD-10.

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