The AHA recently posted a checklist reviewing key steps hospital leaders should take to ensure a successful transition to ICD-10. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a series of ICD-10 guides for clinicians in certain medical specialties, and an infographic about ICD-10 coding, reimbursement, testing and resources for physicians. 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 or www.cms.gov.

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