The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will provide an update on ICD-10 implementation during a National Provider Call Aug. 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Experts from the AHA and American Health Information Management Association also will offer coding guidance and tips during the call. To register, click here. Health care claims must include ICD-10 codes for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures beginning Oct. 1. For more on the transition to ICD-10, visit www.aha.org/advocacy-issues/icd-10.shtml and www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/index.html.

 

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