CMS: New I-10 Implementation Resources Available
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) offers new resources on its website to help providers and payers implement ICD-10 for October 2013. The resources include four implementation handbooks and templates.
Developed with the help of AAPC and other industry groups, the website includes implementation handbooks and templates for large provider and small/medium provider practices, small hospitals, and payers. Fact sheets for ICD-10 and Version 5010 for providers, payers, facilities, and non-covered entities are included.
Timelines for implementation similar to that offered on AAPC’s website are available as is an implementation widget.