ICD-9 to ICD-10 Conversion

BREAKING NEWS: President signs bill delaying ICD-10 until at least October 1, 2015.

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, President Obama signed into law HR 4302 which contained language prohibiting CMS from implementing the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 any earlier than October 1, 2015.

It is unclear how the language of the bill will impact industry efforts to prepare for the transition. HIMSS is watching this dialogue closely and remains committed to ensuring our members have the tools and resources they need to comply with the law regardless of its implementation date.


The ICD10 PlayBook

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

Recent Additions

ICD-10 Contingency Planning materials Mar 2014

AMA-funded study on ICD-10 Implementation Costs for Physicians Mar 2014


HIMSS/WEDI ICD-10 National Pilot Program
The HIMSS/WEDI ICD-10 National Pilot Program was an industry-wide healthcare collaborative which was established to minimize the guess work related to ICD-10 testing and to learn best practices from early adopter organizations.



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