Though vendors and health plans continue to make progress despite the one-year delay in the ICD-10 compliance deadline, providers are making little progress in preparing for the code switchover, according to results of a new survey from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange.

In a Sept. 24 letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, WEDI provided results of its ICD-10 survey warning that the delay “has negatively impacted provider progress, causing two-thirds of provider respondents to slow down efforts or place them on hold.” Results of the August 2014 ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey are based on responses from 514 respondents, including 324 providers, 87 vendors and 103 health plans.

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