CMS provides ICD-10 resources

June 2016 - Vol. 35, No. 05

tabletpaperworkAs mandated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the ninth  revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and related health problems (ICD-9) was updated to the 10th revision (ICD-10). The required deadline for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 has been effective since October 1, 2015. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provide official resources that can support your organization and systems with the continuing ICD-10 transition. The following resources can help analyze, track, and improve your ICD-10 progress.

You can also sign up for CMS ICD-10 email updates by registering at www.entnet.org/CMS/Email-Updates. Visit the Academy’s website for the latest ICD-10 news and other ICD-10 resources at www.entnet.org/icd-10-coding-resources.