BC Advantage - 2011 Issue 2
ICD-10 and ANSI 5010
For years, we've been told that ICD-10 is replacing ICD-9-CM. Yes, Virginia, this is now true. ICD-10-CM IS replacing ICD-9-CM. This will take place as of October 1, 2013. We have things to do to get ready for this change, so that there can be a seamless transition. One is ANSI 5010. This is the next stage in the HIPAA changes. Right now, you should be sending your electronic claims using ANSI 4010. Simply put, ANSI 5010 allows us to be ready for ICD-10-CM. How much time do we have so that...
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