Information on Coding from the AAFP
CMS has released the final HIPAA-mandated code set implementation date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) as October 1, 2014.
This one-year delay will allow practices and insurance companies to prepare for the significant change in diagnosis coding.
In the coming months, the AAFP will be posting tools and articles to assist practices with the preparation and change to this new system.
Get the answers to your ICD-10 questions with our FAQ.
ICD-10 Timeline(2 page PDF)
A timeline to assist physicians in preparing the transition to ICD-10, including assessing, budgeting, planning, communicating, training, implementing and monitoring.
ICD-10 Cost Calculator(1 page XLS)
Use this tool to calculate how much it will cost to implement ICD-10 in your practice.
Tools for Transitional Care Management
ICD-10 in FPM
Information on ICD-10 from Family Practice Management, including what you need to know about ICD-10 and the anatomy of an ICD-10 code.