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CMS Announces ICD-10 Testing Dates

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.

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CMS Offers ICD-10 Webcasts

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.

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SNOMED, ICD-11 Not Feasible Alternatives to ICD-10 Implementation

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