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Phase-In Instead of Cutover to ICD-10?

Have You Heard? – June 5, 2015


Tom Sullivan, in his article posted on the Healthcare IT News website, reports that a dozen or so members of Congress wrote a letter to the Acting Director of CMS, urging him to create a contingency plan in case CMS can’t process ICD-10 codes starting on October 1.


There is also an interesting suggestion to consider accepting “less granular codes” for a transition period while folks get used to the new code system.


Follow the links below to read the article and see the letter written to CMS:


Article at Healthcare IT news site PDF of letter written to CMS