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HHS Announces ICD-10 Delay

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed a 1-year delay in its deadline for implementing the new ICD-10 diagnosis coding system.

In a fact sheet announcing a proposed rule that sets a deadline of Oct. 1, 2014 to comply with the ICD-10 system, HHS noted that "some provider groups have expressed serious concerns about their ability to meet the October 1, 2013 compliance date."

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Their concerns were partly based on difficulties with implementing a new standardized health claims form, known as Version 5010, for electronic health transactions. Providers need to implement Version 5010 before they can start using ICD-10.

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Source: MedPage Today


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