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Pay-per-view: Majority of industry stakeholders support ICD-10 at House hearing

APCs Insider, April 10, 2015

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When Congress delayed ICD-10 implementation in 2014 by inserting language into an unrelated Medicare bill, providers could do little to protest its addition. Lawmakers added the language only a few days before voting on the bill, giving the industry little time to lobby for its removal or receive an explanation from Congress on why it was inserted.
 
In February, during a hearing on ICD-10 implementation, providers directly addressed the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on health about the benefits of ICD-10 and the damages another delay would incur.
 
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