News and resources from CMS

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


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.

  • In ICD-10 Coding Basics, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association provides a basic introduction to ICD-10 coding, including:
    --  Similarities to and differences from ICD-9
    --  ICD-10 code structure
    --  Coding process and examples

  • In the “ICD-10: Implementation for Physicians, Partial Code Freeze, and MS-DRG Conversion Project” video, Pat Brooks and Dr. Daniel Duvall from the Center for Medicare, Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group discuss the transition to ICD-10 for medical diagnosis and inpatient procedure coding.

  • Video slideshow presentations from MLN Connects National Provider Calls:
    --  August 22, 2013 – ICD-10 Basics: Keynote presentation by Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
    --  April 18, 2013 – Begin Transitioning to ICD-10 in 2013: CMS Subject matter experts review basic information on the transition to ICD-10 and discuss implementation planning and preparation strategies.

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.