Study: Health groups lag recommended ICD-10 timelines

11/7/2011 | Government Health IT online

A Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange study found that 75% of providers and about two-thirds of payers say they will not be prepared to meet the recommended testing date of January 2013 for the required ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision) code sets. Survey respondents said electronic health record implementation and other industry mandates requiring budget and personnel have hampered ICD-10 compliance.

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