ICD-9 to ICD-10 Transition

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the implementation date for ICD-10, HIMSS remains committed to providing the industry with the tools and resources to ensure successful transition. The HIMSS ICD-10 PlayBook contains tools, guidelines, and information to help with your ICD-10 implementation.

ICD-10 Playbook

The ICD-10 PlayBook provides critical information, resources, and toolkits to assist hospitals, ambulatory centers, practitioners, and their staff in transitioning to ICD-10.

Recent Additions to the ICD-10 Playbook

Financial Impact of ICD-9 to ICD-10 DRG Shifts July 2015
The financial impact of the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 can be found in the analysis of patient claims data.

Preparing for ICD-10 and IPPS Payment Changes July 2015
The way today’s healthcare regulatory environment is impacting the world of Inpatient Reimbursement, one may feel as though their financial ground is shifting like sand. If a major portion of your inpatient revenue comes from Medicare reimbursement under the CMS Acute Care Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), this whitepaper will illustrate some key adjustments you are facing, with concrete examples based on real data.

A Journey on the Road to ICD-10 Preparedness June 2015
A provider shares tips on preparing for ICD-10 implementation. Key components for a successful ICD-10 implementation will be shared as well as discussion around the technology aspects to achieve ICD-10 readiness.

ICD-10 Speakers Bureau May 2015
To help you with your ICD-10 transition, members of the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force are available to share their knowledge and experience on ICD-10 implementation. Should you be interested in inviting a speaker to present to your organization, please contact Pam Jodock at pjodock@himss.org or 312-507-9924.

Operationalizing ICD-10: It's October 1, 2015 . . . Now What? Apr 2015
In order to continue to operate smoothly after the implementation of ICD-10, it is important to have a plan in place like that which is suggested here and to fully execute it. This paper addresses what you need to do to make certain your organization will be ready to weather the transition and minimize any operational and financial disruptions.

Corporate Member Whitepapers

As a benefit of membership, HIMSS Corporate Members are invited to share thought leadership pieces on topics of their choice. The views and opinions expressed in these White Papers are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of HIMSS.

View Corporate Member White Papers related to the ICD-10 Transition.

ICD-10 National Pilot Program

The ICD-10 National Pilot Program, an industry-wide healthcare collaborative effort co-led by HIMSS and WEDI, was established in 2013 to develop a standard set of testing scenarios for the healthcare community and to identify an "asynchronous" testing model for small and large organizations who must test for ICD-10. The goal is for you to begin testing early and remediate your systems well in advance of the compliance date.

Get Involved - ICD-10 Task Force

If you are interested in joining the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force, contact Joanne Bartley

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Final Opportunity to Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in July — Forms Accepted May 11 through 22

CMS is accepting additional July volunteers from May 11 through 22, 2015. Don’t miss your chance to participate in end-to-end testing with Medicare prior to the October 1, 2015, implementation date.

CMS News Update: Five More Facts About ICD-10

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shares five facts dispelling misconceptions about the transition to ICD-10.

CMS Calls ICD-10 Testing Successful

CMS has released ICD-10 testing results.

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