Long-Term Care

Providers Not Required to Revise Physician Orders Written Before Oct 1

MDS 3.0 Insider, November 13, 2015

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In response to questions from the provider community, CMS posted a new FAQ about physician orders written before the October 1 ICD-10 compliance date.  FAQ 12625 explains that CMS is not requiring the ordering provider to translate ICD-9 diagnosis codes to ICD-10 on orders written before October 1 for lab, radiology, or any other services. 

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