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AMA to Sebelius: Stop ICD-10

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  • February 02 2012, 5:06pm EST

The American Medical Association, which is actively working to stop implementation of the ICD-10 code sets, has sent a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking her to immediately halt the implementation process.

The letter, signed by AMA executive vice president and CEO James Madara, M.D., also asks Sebelius to re-evaluate penalty timelines associated with a number of Medicare health information technology initiatives underway.

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