CMS Reiterates Intent for October 2015 ICD-10 Compliance Date

In a proposed rule issued this spring (pages 648-650), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services indicated that it expected to set a new ICD-10 compliance date of Oct. 1, 2015. Now in new guidance, CMS is reiterating that the date will hold firm in a final rule coming soon.

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Dual coding sounds scary - but it empowers hospitals with accurate financial impact information, identifies gaps in clinical documentation and gives coders hands-on practice with ICD-10. The benefits far outweigh the costs of additional coding staff. Thanks CMS for the vote of support for dual coding.
Posted by Beth F | Friday, July 11 2014 at 9:52AM ET
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