A Message from CMS Regarding ICD-10

* Please note KHCA will be providing education on ICD-10 *

On October 1, 2014, the ICD-9 code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures will be replaced by ICD-10 code sets.

The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Please note, the change to ICD-10 does not affect CPT coding for outpatient procedures and physician services.

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CMS Resources

·         View the ICD-10 Introduction fact sheet and FAQs to get a general overview on ICD-10.

·         See official resources designed to help providers, payers, vendors, and non-covered entities with the transition to ICD-10 on October 1, 2014.

·         Access two free Medscape Education modules that provide guidance to small practices making the transition to ICD-10: ICD-10: A Roadmap for Small Clinical Practices  and ICD-10: Small Practice Guide to a Smooth Transition. Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) credits are available to physicians and nurses who complete the learning modules.

·         The attached toolkit includes ICD-10 resources and materials from CMS to help the health care industry with the transition to ICD-10. .


General Medicare Resources and Information:


Fact Sheet

Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns, and Residents



Medicare Learning Network® (MLN) Guided Pathways (GP) to Medicare Resources