CMS Announced C&M Committee Meeting to Discuss ICD-9 and ICD-10 Crosswalk Revisions
On-line registration opened on August 13, 2010 for the September 15-16, 2010 ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting at: http://www.cms.gov/apps/events/upcomingevents.asp?strOrderBy=1&type=3
Section 10109(c) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to task the C&M Committee to convene a meeting before January 1, 2011, to receive stakeholder input regarding the crosswalk between the Ninth and Tenth Revisions of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9 and ICD-10, respectively), posted to the CMS website at http://www.cms.gov/ICD10, for the purpose of making appropriate revisions to said crosswalk. Section 10109(c) further requires that any revised crosswalk be treated as a code set for which a standard has been adopted by the Secretary, and that revisions to this crosswalk be posted to the CMS website.
The C&M Committee will use the first half of the first day of the September C&M Committee meeting, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2010, to fulfill the above-referenced PPACA requirements for this meeting to be held prior to January 1, 2011, and receive public input regarding the above-referenced crosswalk revisions. No other meeting will be convened by the C&M Committee for this purpose.