National Health IT Coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari confirmed at the HIMSS Media ICD-10 Forum that the deadline for moving to ICD-10 codes, set for Oct. 1, 2014, will not be moved again. Mostashari said the initial extension from the original conversion deadline of Oct. 1, 2013, was allowed in part to facilitate integration of ICD-10 and the Systematized Nomenclature Of Medicine Clinical Terms.

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