The American Medical Association, which has opposed transitioning to the ICD-10 code sets, at least now has another delay in the compliance date after passage by the Senate and the House of the Medicare Doc-Fix bill that includes moving back ICD-10 to at least October 2015. But the organization isnt tooting its horn and will continue the fight.
AMA President Ardis Dee Hoven, M.D., in an April 1 statement, said getting a temporary delay in the code sets isnt worth waiting longer for a replacement of Medicares Sustainable Growth Rate formula for paying physicians:
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