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2012-09 Updated ICD-10 Implementation Information 1 OCT 2014

MLN Matters®
Number: SE1239 Related Change Request (CR)-CLICK-HERE for full details #: N/A
Related CR Release Date: N/A Effective Date: N/A
Related CR Transmittal #: N/A Implementation Date: N/A

Updated ICD-10 Implementation Information; Firm Implementation Date is 1 October 2014
  • Provider Types Affected
    This MLN Matters® Article is intended for all physicians, providers, suppliers, and other covered entities who submit claims to Medicare contractors for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries in any health care setting.
  • What You Need to Know
    This MLN Matters® special edition article replaces article SE1019 and provides updated information about the implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification and Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS) code sets to help you better understand (and prepare for) the United States health care industry’s change from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10 for medical diagnosis and inpatient hospital procedure coding.
    The ICD-10-related implementation date is now October 1, 2014, as announced in final rule CMS-0040-F issued on August 24, 2012. This final rule is available at-CLICK-HERE on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
    Thus, on October 1, 2014, medical coding in U.S. health care settings will change from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10. The transition will require business and systems changes throughout the health care industry.
    MLN Matters® Number: SE1239 Related Change Request Number: N/A
  • Disclaimer
    This article was prepared as a service to the public and is not intended to grant rights or impose obligations. This article may contain references or links to statutes, regulations, or other policy materials. The information provided is only intended to be a general summary. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. We encourage readers to review the specific statutes, regulations and other interpretive materials for a full and accurate statement of their contents.
  • Everyone who is covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must make the transition, not just those who submit Medicare or Medicaid claims. The compliance dates are firm and not subject to change. If you are not ready, your claims will not be paid. Preparing now can help you avoid potential reimbursement issues.ICD-10. The transition will require business and systems changes throughout the health care industry.