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An Uncertain Future for ICD-10

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An Uncertain Future for ICD-10
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On February 14, 2012, Marilyn Tavenner, the acting Administrator of CMS, told reporters that CMS will “re-examine the timeframe” of the planned conversion to the ICD-10 code standard.  Presently, covered entities under HIPAA must fully convert from the ICD-9 coding system to ICD-10 by October 1, 2013. ICD-10, which stands for the International Classification of […]

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