BC Advantage - 2014 Issue 7
ICD-11 Preview: Worth the Wait?
By: Evan M. Gwilliam DC MBA BS CPC CCPC NCICS CPC-I CCCPC MCS-P CPMA On April 1 of 2014, the President of the United States signed a law which included a few short lines about a delay to the ICD-10 implementation date. For auditors, providers, and payers who have worked hard to be ready, this raised a number of new questions. Whose idea was this? How should we prepare now? Will the new implementation date be one year later or some other time? Will private payers implement sooner than Medicare? Or, is it possible that CMS will give up...
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