AMA President Supports Delaying ICD-10

ICD-10 should not only be delayed, but scrapped, said Steven Stack, MD, the incoming president of the American Medical Association, throwing his organization's support behind a bill by Texas Republican Representative Ted Poe delaying its rollout.

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ICD-10 should not only be delayed, but scrapped, said Steven Stack, MD, the incoming president of the , throwing his organization’s support behind a bill by Texas Republican Representative Ted Poe delaying its rollout.

“We support Rep. Poe’s bill,” he said. “We strongly support that.”

Instead, Dr Stack said the United States should wait to change its diagnostic medical coding system until the implementation of ICD-11, Dr Stack said.

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