All services performed on or after Oct. 1, 2013 will be required to be coded in ICD-10. To prevent cash flow interruptions, physician practices must complete their transition to ICD-10 by this date. Start preparing now by becoming familiar with the requirements, changes and impacts of the transition to ICD-10. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has made available a number of free resources to help you prepare for ICD-10.
—A webinar called "From Point A to ICD: Successfully Implementing ICD-10
—An updated and expanded version of AHIMA’s ICD-10 planning and preparation checklist
— An ICD-10 vendor readiness checklist and customizable letter
that you can use to make sure your vendors are prepared to comply.