House Chairmen: Full Steam Ahead!

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions released a joint statement regarding the importance of moving forward with ICD-10. The Energy and Commerce Committee has been working with CMS to ensure ICD-10 implementation is achieved on October 1, 2015 and is prepared to hold a hearing on it in 2015.
Full steam ahead!

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Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, is a seasoned healthcare writer and editor. He directed publishing at AAPC for nearly 12 years and worked at Ingenix for 13 years and Aetna Health Plans prior to that. He has been writing and publishing about healthcare since 1979. He received his Bachelor's in Journalism from Idaho State University and his Master's of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City.

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  1. Linda Porter says:

    It would be foolhardy to further delay implementation of ICD-10. A tremendous amount of time and money have already been spent on this project. These delays are adding more coest as we are forced to give refresher education to many staff members.