CMS Statement on ICD-10

ICD-10

 

 

CMS posted the following statement on their website today regarding ICD-10:

With enactment of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, CMS is examining the implications of the ICD-10 provision and will provide guidance to providers and stakeholders soon.  This provision in the statute reads as follows:  “The Secretary of Health and Human Services may not, prior to October 1, 2015, adopt ICD-10 code sets as the standard for codes sets under section 1173 (c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320d-2 (c)) and section 162.1002 of title 45, Code of Federal Regulations.”

This statement was posted at http://cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/index.html

AZCOMP will continue to monitor the news posts updates on ICD-10 as new information is made available.