Will the ICD-10 transition go smoothly? We’ll see, but the GAO says CMS has done its best.
Everyone knows that it’s coming: the long-anticipated transition to the use of ICD-10 codes will take place as scheduled on October 1. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made it clear that all Medicare claims with a date of service on or aft er October 1, 2015 will be rejected if they don’t contain a valid ICD-10 code. And the question on many people’s minds is, will this transition go smoothly? Or will it be fraught with glitches that will catastrophically affect many healthcare professionals’ ability to be reimbursed for essential services? According to the results of […]