News and resources from CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provide a range of information and resources about the transition to ICD-10.

News

ICD-10 implementation confirmed for October 1, 2015.

In late March, Congress passed a bill to delay implementation of ICD-10 by at least a year. On July 31, CMS issued a final rule setting October 1, 2015 as ICD-10 implementation date with the message that the delay gives the health care industry ample time to prepare for change.

Tools

MLN Connects™ ICD-10 videos

Are you ready to transition to ICD-10 on October 1, 2014? MLN Connects™ videos on the CMS YouTube Channel can help you prepare.

“Road To 10: The Small Physician Practice’s Route to ICD-10” webcasts available

"Road to 10" is a webcast series that provides an overview of ICD-10 and answers important questions for the small practice physician.

For more information on or to watch the series being release during the month of August, visit the “Road to 10” website.

ICD-10 Training webinar video: Navigating ICD-10, the provider perspective

CMS has released a new recording of an ICD-10 training webinar conducted for the National Association of Community Health Centers. The video is available on the ICD-10 Provider Resources page.

This webinar includes information on:

  • Changes in ICD code structure, code definitions, and the recurring patterns that help providers to understand the organization and content of ICD-10 codes
  • The importance of clinical documentation in order to accurately and thoroughly capture medical concepts to inform ICD-10 coding
  • Approaches to assess ICD-10 readiness, identify gaps, prioritize tasks, and monitor progress through continuous quality improvement

 

The above information is provided by Legacy Health as a service. For more information, visit the CMS ICD-10 web site.