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ICD-10
Background
News

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 has been delayed to October 1, 2015, according to P.L.113-93 signed on 4/1/14.

8/16/2016

CMS "Clarifying Questions & Answers Related to the 7.6.15 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities" (updated 8.18.16)

7/6/2015

CMS letter to the field on transition to ICD-10. Also see 7.27.15 clarifications.

8/4/2014

CMS final rule setting compliance deadline for converting to the ICD-10 system as October 1, 2015.

9/5/2012

CMS final rule setting compliance deadline for converting to the ICD-10 system as October 1, 2014.  Also see 10.4.12 corrections

8/24/2012

ICD-10 compliance deadline delayed to October 1, 2014. See HHS news release. [View]

4/7/2012

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]

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4/1/14 - ICD-10 compliance deadline delayed to October 1, 2015 (per P.L.113-93, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014)