Discussions of ICD-9 and ICD-10 often include mention of the terms dual processing and dual coding. Different people use these terms to mean different things, but in general, dual coding or processing refers to the use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes at the same time. So, when can you expect to use dual coding and [...]
Article By CMS...... On April 1, 2014, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) (Pub. L. No. 113-93) was enacted, which said that the Secretary may not adopt ICD-10 prior toOctober 1, 2015. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to release an interim final rule in the near future [...]
See full article at www.HealthcareITNews.com Did you hear the one about the CMS administrator who was asked what it would take to delay the 2014 ICD-10 implementation deadline? An act of Congress, he smugly replied, according to unverified reports. Good thing he didn’t say an act of God. So, now that CMS has been overruled [...]
President Obama signed into law legislation (HR-4302) that delays the conversion to ICD-10 diagnostic and procedure codes until at least October 1, 2015.
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