ICD-10 Implementation

AAPC can help your practice transition to ICD-10 before the mandated Oct 1, 2015 implementation date. Read More

ICD-10 Training

There's more to ICD-10 than just learning a new code set and upgrading your software. The transition will affect every aspect of your practice.

ICD-10 Services

AAPC offers custom ICD-10 services to ensure a smooth, manageable transition to ICD-10. Contact us today to speak with one of our ICD-10 specialist.

ICD-10 Books

AAPC's ICD-10 code books and manual have been created to give you the same look and feel of ICD-9-CM code books so that using them feels easy and familiar.

ICD-10 News

  • ICD-10: The 100 Day Countdown Begins! — June 22, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in an email blast press release that the 100 day countdown to ICD-10 implementation Read More
  • ICD-10 Implementation Tracker — AAPC has created an ICD-10 implementation tracker to help keep you on the right path to ICD-10 this October. You can choose your size of practice and then Read More
  • ICD-10: Dual Coding — Our members tell us that one of the best ways to prepare for the coming of ICD-10, after they have been trained on the code set, is dual coding. Each practice Read More

ICD-10 Implementation (Cont.)

A New Deadline Approaches

On July 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the compliance date for healthcare providers, healthcare providers, health plans, and healthcare clearinghouses to implement ICD-10-CM. Although previous deadlines were moved HHS has dubbed further ICD-10 delays a myth, and announced “no plans to extend the compliance date for implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS; therefore, covered entities should plan to complete the steps required to implement ICD-10-CM/PCS on October 1, 2015”.

Implementation is inevitable

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has mandated the replacement of the ICD-9-CM code sets used by medical coders and billers to report healthcare diagnoses and procedures with ICD-10 codes, effective Oct. 1, 2015. ICD-10 implementation will radically change the way coding is done and will require a significant effort to implement. The time for ICD-10 implementation training is now, and through AAPC, thousands of organizations and individuals have become ICD-10 Implementation Ready.

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