CMS announces Webinar “Transitioning to ICD-10″

NHIC, Corp. – J14 MAC – CMS Special Message
June 5, 2013

Transitioning to ICD-10

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Webinar – Eastern Event Invitation

Please join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices for an informative webinar on ICD-10 for health care providers, professional coders, clearing houses, vendors and others.

The ICD-9 code sets that are currently used to report health care diagnoses and inpatient procedures must be replaced with ICD-10 code sets. Mandated by law, this change will take place on October 1, 2014. The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

WHAT:     CMS ICD-10 Webinar
DATE:       June 20, 2013
TIME:        10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT

This event will allow you to learn more about:

  1.   Background and Impact of ICD-10 (CMS, HHS, and industry)
  2.   CMS ICD-10 Implementation
  3.   How CMS is Working with the States
  4.   How CMS is Partnering with Industry
  5.   Best Practices
  6.   Frequently Asked Questions
  7.   Resources and Contact Information

This call is for health care professionals, coders and organizations operating within the CMS Regions I, II, III and IV, which include the following states: AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, and WV.
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We look forward to your participation!

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