August 5, 2014

In a final rule released on July 31, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed October 1, 2015 as the compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. HHS encourages providers to continue their initiatives to ensure they are prepared to transition to ICD-10 by the compliance date. Providers should stay tuned for information about when Medicare and other plans are prepared for end-to-end testing of ICD-10.

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