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ICD-10 Transition Guide Issued by CMS for Medicare Providers

09.20.2011

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.