Happy ICD-10 day - Contingency plan - Just in case

Today is the deadline for the transition to ICD-10 -- It feels like Y2k. HBMA reminds us of contingency plan.

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HBMA Reminds us of contingency plan

As a result of a Freedom of Information Act request, CMS has released their internal Medicare Fee-For-Service Claims Processing ICD-10 Contingency plan. The document identifies various situations that CMS believed could occur and what actions the agency and/or its contractors would take should those circumstances arise. The scenarios include:

Please review this document in the event one of the scenarios identified above arises. Please do not hesitate to contact HBMA with any questions.

A copy is available here for your review and consideration.

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