The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week updated its guidance on ICD-10 claims auditing and quality reporting flexibility for Part B physician fee schedule claims, noting that the flexibility will expire Oct. 1 as planned. CMS provided flexibility in the claims auditing and quality reporting process for the first 12 months after ICD-10 implementation.

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