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Pay-per-view: Will hospitals take the new ICD-10 implementation date seriously?

APCs Insider, July 11, 2014

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After a month of silence following the Congress-imposed delay of ICD-10 in its Medicare payment patch bill, CMS finally revealed its plan to implement the code set October 1, 2015, in a forthcoming final rule.
 
As of press time, we're still waiting for the final rule to be released. The question facing hospitals is, even when CMS releases a new date, should it be taken seriously, given Congress can easily step in again?
 
Continue reading Will hospitals take the new ICD-10 implementation date seriously? on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the July issue.



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