CMS confirms 1-year delay to ICD-10; new compliance date is Oct. 1, 2014
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: CMS
Physicians now have an extra year to prepare for the new ICD-10 code set as the result of a final rule issued Aug. 24 by CMS. The rule delays the compliance deadline by one year to Oct. 1, 2014. The delay is intended to give physicians more time to ready their practices for the transition to ICD-10 and conduct testing prior to the compliance deadline.