The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes, or ICD-10, will include codes for new procedures and diagnoses that improve the quality of information available for quality improvement and payment purposes.
The compliance date for use of the new ICD-10 codes is October 1, 2014, according to a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
ICD-10 compliance deadline delayed to October 1, 2014. See HHS news release. [View]
HHS proposed rule: "Administrative Simplification: Adoption of a Standard for a Unique Health Plan Identifier; Addition to the National Provider Identifier Requirements; and a Change to Compliance Date for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Medical Data Code Sets" [View]