ICD-10 Transition Guide Issued by CMS for Medicare Providers09.20.2011
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Medicare Fee-for-Service Claims Processing Guide for ICD-10. The document includes information on how to handle claims for services during the ICD-9 and ICD-10 transition, including the actual implementation date. ICD-9 codes will not be accepted on claims after October 1, 2013. Harmony Healthcare IT, a health IT services company, encourages its client based to download and read this important document.