CMS will host a national provider conference call on "ICD-10 Implementation in a 5010 Environment", Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET.
The following topics will be discussed:
- ICD-10 implementation for services provided on and after October 1, 2013
- Benefits of ICD-10
- Differences between ICD-10 and ICD-9-CM codes
- Tools for converting codes – General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs)
- Proposal to freeze ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 code updates except for new technologies and diseases
This toll-free teleconference will include a question and answer session. For more information and to register for this informative conference call, please go to http://www.cms.gov/ICD10/02c_CMS_Sponsored_Calls.asp on the CMS website. Registration for this call will close at 12:00 p.m. ET on June 14, 2010, or when available space has been filled. Please register as early as possible.