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Transitioning to ICD-10
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
1:30 - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Registration is no longer available for this event.

Description
HHS has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. During this MLN Connects™ National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts will discuss ICD-10 implementation issues, opportunities for testing, and resources. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.

Agenda
Final rule and national implementation
Medicare Fee-For-Service testing
Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Grouper (MS-DRG) Conversion Project
Partial code freeze and annual code updates
Plans for National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)
Home health conversions
Claims that span the implementation date

Target Audience
Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare providers

Presentation
The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls and Events web page. Select the call date and scroll to the "Call Materials" section to locate the slide presentation. A link to the audio recording and written transcript of this call will be posted under the "Call Materials" section in approximately 2 weeks following the call.

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Continuing Education Credit Information
Continuing education credits may be awarded by some organizations for participation in MLN Connects Calls. For more information, visit the Continuing Education Credit Information webpage.

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