ICD-10 implementation is less than a year away, meaning providers will have to start preparing for implementation soon. Although it was originally scheduled for October 1, 2014, the ICD-10 implementation was delayed until October 1, 2015 after Congress approved a temporary fix to Medicare’s physician payment formula as part of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014.
In this month’s blog series, ICD-10 Implementation Is Less Than A Year Away: What You Need To Do To Be Ready, HMS will take a look at how providers can start preparing to become familiar with the new coding set. During the month of November, we’ll provide insights and the most up-to-date tips on an effective implementation plan. Stay tuned!