What to Do While Waiting for ICD-10 News

A group of industry titans called the Coalition for ICD-10 strictly opposed the additional delay and is working to prevent any further delay past Oct. 1, 2015. Organizations should maintain momentum and keep a steady pace with their training efforts. Regular hands-on practice and ICD-10 refreshers should be continued. Make plans to once again ramp […]

Medicare Advantage Cuts

Republicans are redoubling their effort to halt future cuts to private Medicare plans under the Affordable Care Act, arguing the reductions would harm vulnerable seniors. The back-and-forth began last month, after the administration chose to reverse a proposed payment cut to Medicare Advantage for the second year in a row, a triumph for insurers and […]

ICD-10 Bill Delay

The Senate has voted to approve a bill that will delay the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS by at least one year. The bill now moves to President Obama, who is expected to sign it into law. The bill was passed at the end of March The bill, H.R. 4302, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, […]