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Partial Freeze ICD-9, ICD-10 CM & ICD-10 PCS until 2015

At a meeting on September 14, 2011, the ICD-9-CM Coordination & Maintenance (C&M) Committee implemented a partial freeze of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 (ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS) codes prior to the implementation of ICD-10 which would end one year after the implementation of ICD-10. The implementation of ICD-10 which would end one year after the implementation of ICD-10. The implementation of ICD-10 was delayed from Oct. 1, 2014 to Oct. 1 2015 by final rule CMS-0043-F on July 31, 2014.

New PQRS FAQ from CMS

New PQRS Frequently Asked Questions Now Available To keep you updated with information on the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), CMS has recently added three new FAQs to the website. Review these FAQs to learn more about PQRS EHR reporting, Adult Treatment Panel clinical guidelines, and Joint National Committee clinical guidelines.

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HR 4302 - "SGR Doc Fix" + ICD-10 Delay until Oct 1, 2015 PASSES the Senate

Breaking News:

 

US Senate has passed HR 4302: 64 to 35. It is law if the President signs. Looks like ICD-10 is delayed another year. Updates & information forthcoming as it comes in.

Aetna Requires Yearly Fraud, Wast, Abuse Training: Urgent Care News

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Aetna Requires Yearly Fraud, Waste, Abuse Training

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