Thursday February 6, 2014
With less than one year to go until the October 1, 2014,
ICD-10 compliance date, now is the time to assess your progress.
CMS continues to work with health care organizations to develop and
distribute a variety of resources to help you with your ICD-10
planning and preparation.
No matter where you are in your transition, there are
ICD-10 resources available to you. Check the
provider resources page on the CMS website
frequently for news and information to help you prepare, and visit
your professional organization's website for resources tailored
specifically to your needs. These resources can help
- Plan your journey - Look at the codes you
use, prepare a budget, and build a team
- Train your team - Many options and
resources are available
- Engage your partners - Talk to your
software vendors, clearinghouses, and billing services
- Test your systems and processes - Test
within your practice and with your partners
2014 is the year of ICD-10. The
ICD-10 transition will affect every part of your practice, from
software upgrades, to patient registration and referrals, to
clinical documentation and billing. With everyone in health care
working toward a successful transition, now is the time to make
sure you are ready too.
Keep Up to Date on ICD-10
Visit the CMS
ICD-10 website for the latest news and resources to
help you prepare for the October 1,
2014, compliance date. Sign up for
CMS ICD-10 Industry Email Updates and
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