A coalition of 15 stakeholders including technology associations, insurers, vendors, advocacy organizations and one delivery system recently sent a letter to congressional leaders opposing any further delays to the ICD-10 compliance date.

That the Coalition for ICD-10 lacks representation from physician groups did not get past Lloyd Van Winkle, M.D., a solo family doctor for nearly 30 years in rural Castroville, Texas. “I’ve been watching ICD-10 as it pushes forward and tries to come into my life,” he tells Health Data Management. “I’m concerned that it may be premature. I’m trying to keep my practice afloat and question if this is a valuable instrument.”

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