The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange has released two state ICD-10 resources—the ICD-10 State Workers' Compensation Readiness List and a List of State Medicaid Sites with ICD-10 Information.
“ICD-10 is only for HIPAA-covered entities. However, workers’ compensation—which is a big issue—is not covered under the national mandate,” and consequently is governed by a patchwork of state laws rather than federal regulations, explains Jim Daley, director of IT for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and co-chair of WEDI’s ICD-10 Committee.
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