With the October 1 ICD-10 implementation deadline looming, most national commercial health insurers say they are ready for the code change, according to a survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
"It is important that the nation's largest private payers including UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield and Humana, are ready for the transition so payments to physicians are not delayed," according to AAFP survey results. Conspicuously absent from the survey was Cigna, which did not respond to a request for information.
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