CMS announces 2-year delay in ICD-10 adoption

01/15/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

The CMS has decided to move the implementation date of the ICD-10 coding system from 2011 to 2013 in response to thousands of comments from medical providers requesting an extension. The ICD-10 codes are designed to help health care professionals and hospitals boost their accuracy in billing health insurers for tests and other services.

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