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CMS to host calls on ICD-10 preparation

March 25, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, will host a national provider call on transitioning to the ICD-10 coding system. The call will provide a basic overview as well as strategies for planning and preparing for ICD-10 implementation. To register, see the call notice. Hospitals and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act must convert to the ICD-10 coding system by Oct. 1, 2014. In addition, CMS contractor National Government Services will host a series of listening sessions to gather feedback from providers on end-to-end testing of ICD-10 and other HIPAA administrative simplification requirements. For more information, see the CMS website.