The 100 physicians groups, including the American Medical Association (AMA), want the CMS to develop a backup plan for the ICD-10 transition. The groups are concerned that there is not a plan in place to offset potential failures. Furthermore, the physician groups are worried about how the transition to ICD-10 will impact quality-reporting programs. Dr. Robert Wah, current AMA president, stated, "It is clear that more is needed about how the shift will impact quality reporting so physicians can avoid penalties."
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