Bowing to intense industry pressure, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced it will conduct limited end-to-end testing of ICD-10 during the summer of 2014.
The agency has been stubbornly clinging to a previously announced March 3-7 ICD-10 acknowledgement testing period to enable providers, billers and clearinghouses to determine if CMS contractors can accept their claims as it sole testing period. But CMS has increasingly come under fire from stakeholders--primarily the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and Medical Group Management Association--to conduct the far more extensive end-to-end testing to assure proper adjudication and payment of claims.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access