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The US Dept. of Health and Human Services has directed the supplanting of the ICD-9-CM code sets, those currently utilized by physicians, medical billers and coders to report healthcare procedures and diagnoses, with ICD-10 codes.  Implementation is to be effected after October 1, 2014.  Its implementation will impact and completely change the current coding system. […]
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Communication from the Healthcare Business Management Association (HBMA) regarding their response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) when asked about the experiences of the HBMA national membership with the recent transition to 5010 electronic claims standards.