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Video: Capitol Hill Briefing

Watch the video from the September 23, 2014 Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the Coalition for ICD-10. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of the healthcare community urged House and Senate staffers to maintain the October 2015 implementation deadline. Read more

Coalition for ICD-10 Convenes on Capitol Hill: Event Recap

The Coalition for ICD-10 hosted a Capitol Hill briefing for House and Senate Congressional healthcare staffers on September 23, 2014 that featured a panel of speakers representing a broad spectrum of the healthcare community.  Read more

PAHCOM

The Coalition for ICD-10 presents the second installment of its Member Spotlight series with the focus on The Professional Association of Healthcare Office Management (PAHCOM). Read more

Mapping Relationships Do Not Predict Impact of ICD-10-CM on Patient Safety Indicator Reporting

In a new research study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (“Challenges and remediation for Patient Safety Indicators in the transition to ICD-10-CM”), the researchers claim to have found that the transition to ICD-10-CM will lead to underreporting or overreporting of some Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs). However, no conclusions regarding the impact of ICD-10-CM on PSIs should be made as a result of this study, as the approach used in this study does not accurately predict the impact of ICD-10-CM on patient safety indicator data. Read more

Capitol Hill Briefing

The Coalition for ICD-10 hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing on the critical importance of the ICD-10 transition. The perspectives of prominent leaders from across the healthcare industry were heard.
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ICD-10: A Common Language for Public Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency. This infographic presents the public health benefits of using ICD-10 in the fight against Ebola.

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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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CMS Sets October 1, 2015 as New ICD-10 Deadline

Statement from the Coalition for ICD-10:

The Coalition for ICD-10 applauds the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services of the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

Members of the Coalition were very disappointed by the most recent delay of ICD-10 adoption
– it has been disruptive and costly for health care delivery innovation, payment reform, public health, and health care spending.   Read more

Congress Details ICD-10 Readiness Milestones in Letter to CMS

The Coalition is pleased to report that a letter from Congress has been sent to CMS requesting transparency around key milestones in achieving industry ICD-10 readiness by October 1, 2015. Read more