Reactions from industry groups to the U.S. Senate's March 31 vote to delay the ICD-10 implementation deadline for another year to October 2015 were swift and sharp.

In a statement issued soon after Monday’s passage of the bill, the American Health Information Management Association expressed “deep disappointment” that the Senate approved H.R. 4302, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which included language delaying the ICD-10 deadline until October 1, 2015.

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