CMS has announced three ICD-10 testing dates leading up to Oct. 1, 2015, when all providers and facilities covered must be fully compliant with the new medical code classification system.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced a series of webcasts, “Road to 10,” designed to help small physician practices transition to ICD-10. Topics include clinical documentation, coding, and effective training.
Are there alternatives for ICD-9-CM other than ICD-10-CM/PCS? In fact, use of SNOMED CT or waiting for ICD-11 have both received attention. AHIMA’s Sue Bowman addresses why neither of these approaches is a reasonable alternative. Read more