CodeMap® Compliance Briefing: September 16, 2016
In most years, CMS updates the current diagnosis code set, required by HIPAA, on October 1. However, aside from the major transition last year to ICD-10, CMS has not offered a full update for many years to allow providers to prepare for the ICD-10 diagnosis code transition. For the first time since 2011, CMS is implementing a full diagnosis code update on October 1, 2016. This week, our Chief Information Officer, Jerry Tavolino, will discuss this development. As Jerry explains below, this update will require all providers to pay close attention to the ICD-10 codes included in their billing, claims submissions, and other information systems to ensure comp....
Sorry, access to this content requires a current subscription.
Click here for publications catalog.
CPT copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.
* The responsibility for the content of any "National Correct Coding Policy" included in this product is with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services and no endorsement by the AMA is intended or should be implied. The AMA disclaims responsibility for any consequences or liability attributable to or related
to any use, nonuse, or interpretation of information contained in this product.