ICD-10: What Is Happening in Washington?

The October 1, 2015 ICD-10 implementation date is still on track.  However, three bills are moving through Congress that would either eliminate ICD-10 or create a grace period for providers to make a transition.

HR 2126 by Congressman Ted Poe (R-Humble) would completely eliminate ICD-10 and simply wait a few years until ICD-11 is ready. ICD-9 would remain in place.

The other two bills (HR 2247 and HR 2652) would create grace periods/smooth transitions for the October 1st ICD-10 switch.

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