New ICD-10 Implementation Date Announced

On May 1st, 2014 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the new ICD-10 implementation date. The ICD-10 implementation date will be October 1st, 2015.

According to the announcement, CMS will officially release an interim final rule in the near future that will formalize the new compliance date of October 1st, 2015. The rule will also require HIPAA covered entities to continue to use ICD-9-CM through September 30, 2015.

We will continue to provide updates as we learn of them.

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