- The ICD-10 compliance date is October 1, 2015.
- You don’t have to use all 68,000 ICD-10 codes.
- The process of looking up an ICD-10 is the same as looking up an ICD-9 code.
- Outpatient and office procedure codes remain the same.
- All Medicare Fee-For-Service providers will have a chance to test their systems before October 1st.
- If you can’t submit claims electronically by October 1, you still have several options
- Only claims that use ICD-10 codes will be accepted for services provided on or after October 1st.
- Your reimbursement for outpatient and physician office procedures will not be determined by ICD-10 codes.
- The cost of switching to ICD-10 may be much lower than expected.
- Now is the time to start making your transition to ICD-10.
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