A stunning 86 out of 100 responding health care payers in the fifth of a series of periodic surveys on ICD-10 readiness worry that providers won't be ready by the October 2013 compliance date to submit claims using ICD-10 codes. Only 9 percent of surveyed payers have begun testing provider submitted data.

That compares with a 75 percent rate of payers worried about provider progress in a survey taken during the third quarter of 2010. Gantry Group, a Concord, Mass.-based market research firm, is conducting the surveys for The TriZetto Group, a Greenwood Village, Colo.-based payer software vendor. Other results of the fifth survey, completed in February 2011, include:

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