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HHS Will Delay ICD-10 Coding Expansion, Citing Provider Burden

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The government will push back its October 2013 compliance date for switching from ICD-9 to the much-expanded ICD-10 reimbursement codes in response to providers’ arguments that near-term transition would disrupt care. The device industry supports a quicker move to ICD-10.

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