Historical ICD-10 Documents

The ICD-10 PlayBook was developed by HIMSS Staff and the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force to provide resources and information to assist with the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Although the October 1, 2015 deadline has passed, you may find some of the historical resources posted in this section still relevant as you continue on your ICD-10 journey.

Initiation & Planning
In this area, you will find tools that provide guidance on project initiation, gathering human resources and initial risk assessments.
Vendor Readiness
Is your organization still struggling to become ICD-10 compliant? VitalVendors, part of the HIMSS ICD-10 PlayBook, is a free real-time report card allowing vendors affected by ICD-10 to self-report their readiness for achieving ICD-10 compliance by October 1, 2015.
Implementation & Planning
This section provides information on systems remediation plan development, ICD-10 testing both internally and externally, software tools, how to select vendor partners, staff training plan, change management, communications and education plan as well as the Go Live plan.
Provider Podcasts Series
Although these podcasts were developed to prepare providers for ICD-10 implementation, the information shared may be relevant for organizations post-October 1 as well. Check them out for helpful tips for your organization.
Contingency Planning
To aid payers and providers of all sizes in their contingency planning, these tools identify potential issues that may arise with ICD-10 implementation, and formulate recommended actions to prepare for, and respond to, those issues.
Industry Perspectives
View numerous resources on industry perspectives regarding ICD-10 preparations and implementation.