The new ICD-10 codes are scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2014. These are the diagnosis and procedure coding and transaction standards that apply to every health care provider in the U.S. who is covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says that, “(ICD-10) will include codes for new procedures and diagnoses that improve the quality of information available for quality improvement and payment purposes.” HHS adds that, “All HIPAA-covered entities must implement the new code sets with dates of service that occur on or after October 1, 2014.”
The Georgia Department of Community Health stresses that claims with ICD-9 codes for services provided on or after October 1, 2014 will not be paid.
Complete Practice Resources (CPR) offers an exclusive ICD-10 transition resource that’s available to MAG members at a deep discount. Click here to obtain the Simple Solutions ICD-10 Transition Software. Call 855.423.1026 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for additional information.
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