CMS 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, 2015.

The AAFP has created tools to assist practices with the preparation and change to this new system.

Frequently Asked Questions About ICD-10
Get the answers to your ICD-10 questions with our FAQ.

ICD-10 Timeline(1 page PDF)
A timeline to assist physicians in preparing the transition to ICD-10, including assessing, budgeting, planning, communicating, training, implementing, and monitoring.

CPT Coding & Payment Issues

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ICD-10: You Can Start Small  

ICD-10 has almost 70,000 codes, but you don’t need to know them all. Start with this infographic from CMS to help with your implementation.

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Order the 2017 AAFP Coding Flash Cards

Get this handy reference, which includes over 1,200 of the top ICD-10 diagnosis codes for family medicine practices--that's more than 400 additional codes from the 2016 version.


Order the E/M Coding Reference Cards

Help your team properly document evaluation and management during patient visits with the AAFP's coding cards—ideal for providers who personally do initial coding determinations.

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