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  • Event: The ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting is scheduled for March 7th and 8th. Click "Event" for more information. (03/02/2017)
  • Link: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics has posted the FY 2017 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. (08/08/2016)
  • Announcement: The 2017 ICD-10-CM updates, including the addenda to the Tabular List and Alphabetic Index showing changes from 2016 are now available on CMS’ website. (06/24/2016)
  • Announcement: The 2017 ICD-10-PCS updates, including the complete list of 2017 ICD-10-PCS code titles, addenda, and a conversion table showing changes from 2016 are now available on CMS’ website. (06/03/2016)
  • Link: CMS ICD-10 Coding Resources (04/11/2016)
  • Webinar: April 28 Webinar - ICD-10 with a New Lens: How Medical Coding Can Affect Everything From Safety Reporting to Population Health Matters (04/01/2016)
  • Announcement: New ICD-10 Codes! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released roughly 1,900 diagnosis codes that will be added to the ICD-10 coding system for health care claims in fiscal year 2017. (03/22/2016)
  • Event: Hear Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification speak during Talk Ten Tuesdays: Code Explosion: New Codes, New Issues (03/11/2016)
  • Announcement: ICD-10 to Add Thousands of New Diagnosis and Procedure Codes in FY 2017. (03/11/2016)
  • Blog: Lessons Learned: Reflections on CMS and the Successful Implementation of ICD-10 - CMS Blog by CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt (02/25/2016)
  • Video: ICD-10 Post-Implementation: Coding Basics Revisited MLN Connects® Video (12/14/2015)
  • Webinar: The AHA Coding Clinic Webinar on December 2 is titled - More of Chapter 19 ICD-10-CM Injuries 7th Characters, Aftercare, Follow-up and Sequelae (11/04/2015)
  • Video: Video Slideshow from August 27 MLN Connects Call Available featuring Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, AHA Director of Coding & Classification (10/22/2015)
  • Announcement: Help us choose the title for the December 2 AHA Coding Clinic Webinar! (10/20/2015)
  • Article: The Centers for Disease Control has posted interim advice on excludes 1 notes. (10/19/2015)
  • Announcement: Winners for the AHA Central Office Booth Raffle at AHIMA: Melinda Crosby, RHIA, Katie Simmons, and Corinne Smith, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CCS. (10/05/2015)
  • Article: CMS Conducts Final Successful Medicare FFS ICD-10 End-to-End Testing Week in July (08/31/2015)
  • Link: The ICD-10 Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) version 33 grouper and Medicare Code Editor (MCE) software which will be used for FY 2016 is now available. CMS is also providing an IC (08/21/2015)
  • Link: CMS has posted an update to ICD-10-CM present on admission (POA) indicator exempt file on their website. POA indicators ar (08/21/2015)
  • Article: CMS Releases ICD-10-CM Clinical Concepts Guides for specialties (08/15/2015)
  • Event: AHA Member save 10% on registration for the AHIMA Virtual Data Summit - use AHADATA15 for discount (07/29/2015)
  • Article: Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities (07/28/2015)
  • Event: National Provider Call, "Countdown to ICD-10," will be held on August 27, 2:30-4 p.m. ET, five weeks before ICD-10. (07/09/2015)
  • Announcement: CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10 (07/07/2015)
  • Article: Get Ready Now - ICD-10 Infographic from CMS (07/06/2015)
  • Announcement: The 2016 ICD-10-PCS files including the Official Guidelines for Reporting to be implemented October 1, 2015 are now available on the CMS webpage. (06/08/2015)
  • Announcement: 2016 ICD-10-CM files are also available on the CMS’ webpage. (06/08/2015)
  • Webinar: Missed the Webinar - Don't Miss the Content! On-demand viewing is now available for the June 17 AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS Part 1 Webinar (05/18/2015)
  • Article: ICD-10: Making Use of the Delay - ICD-10 Training: There's a Lot To Do (05/15/2015)
  • Event: MLN Connects® National Provider Call - ICD-10: Preparing for Implementation and New ICD-10-PCS Section X — Registration Now Open! (05/08/2015)
  • Event: CMS Event - Participate in Final ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing Week: June 1 through 5 (05/08/2015)
  • Video: MLN Connects® - Estimating the Impact of the Transition to ICD-10 on Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments (05/06/2015)
  • Video: MLN Connects® - Medicare’s Testing Plan for ICD-10 Success (05/06/2015)
  • Article: Six Months to Go. Are You Ready for ICD-10? (04/16/2015)
  • Event: Talk Ten Broadcast - ICD-10: Next Stop October 1, 2015 - featuring various key organizations and our own Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA on March 31 (03/27/2015)
  • Article: Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in July — Forms Due April 17 (03/23/2015)
  • Article: H&HN Daily ICD-10 Blog: ICD-10: Where Do We Start with Aligned Physicians? (03/13/2015)
  • Article: CMS Conducts Successful Medicare FFS ICD-10 End-to-End Testing Week (02/25/2015)
  • Article: ICD-10: Making Use of the Delay Blog Posting - Hospitals Must Ask Affiliated Physicians: How Ready Are You for ICD-10? (02/23/2015)
  • Video: CMS Video - "Introduction to ICD-10 Coding.” (02/20/2015)
  • Video: CMS Video - "ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes." (02/20/2015)
  • Webinar: AHA Coding Clinic Webinars - Registration Now Open! (01/20/2015)
  • Article: ICD-10 Testing - Acknowledgement Testing with Providers - MLN Matters® Article MM8858 (12/23/2014)
  • Article: Medicare FFS ICD-10 Testing Approach,” which also includes information on opportunities for end-to-end testing with FFS Medicare - • MLN Matters® Special Edition Article SE1409 (12/23/2014)
  • Article: ICD-10: Making Use of the Delay Blog Posting - Physicians Are Key to Successful ICD-10 Implementation (12/12/2014)
  • Video: Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics - CMS Video featuring Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA (12/04/2014)
  • Article: NCHS posts updated ICD-10-CM Guidelines for 2015 (11/04/2014)
  • Article: ICD-10: Making Use of the Delay - New Monthly Blog Series from H&HN (10/10/2014)
  • Article: Health Forum's Diggin' The Data Blog - Obscure Codes May Be Fun, But ICD-10 Is Serious Business (10/09/2014)
  • Link: Volunteers Sought for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in January: Forms due October 3 (09/19/2014)
  • Event: MLN Connects™ National Provider Call: Transitioning to ICD-10 - Wednesday, November 5; 1:30-3pm ET (09/11/2014)
  • Webinar: Help us choose our ICD-10 topic for the December 3 AHA Coding Clinic Webinar! (08/28/2014)
  • Article: CMS’ plan for ICD-10 testing. (08/28/2014)
  • Webinar: Free Webinar - Best of AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-PCS - September 17, 2014 12:00pm CT (08/12/2014)
  • Article: Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) International Classification of Diseases, 10th (08/03/2014)
  • Press Release: Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change from CMS (08/01/2014)
  • Article: Final Rule on ICD-10 - Change to the Compliance Date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD–10–CM and ICD-10-PCS) Medical Data Code Sets (08/01/2014)
  • Webinar: Free AHA Coding Clinic Webinar on July 16, 2014 - Lessons Learned on Dual Coding - A Provider’s View - registration available now. (06/26/2014)
  • Link: ICD-10 News: Successful Results from CMS ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing Week (06/02/2014)
  • Article: Partial Code Freeze Extended (05/23/2014)
  • Link: The 2015 ICD-9-CM files are now posted on the CMS website. (05/22/2014)
  • Webinar: More ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects™ National Provider Call from CMS on June 4 (05/14/2014)
  • Article: ICD-10 Delay Update from AHA Coding Clinic (05/12/2014)
  • Article: CMS confirms 2015 ICD-10 start date. (05/05/2014)
  • Link: ICD-10 Update from CMS (05/02/2014)
  • Event: AHA Members can save 10% on AHIMA June Coding Meeting by using code: CC14AHA (05/01/2014)
  • Link: ICD-10 DELAY – STATE OF THE MARKET (04/28/2014)
  • Event: Use code AHASAVE10 to save 10% on the AHIMA 2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Summit (04/14/2014)
  • Link: AHA Coding Clinic - reprinting 2012 ICD-9-CM Handbook. (04/04/2014)
  • Link: ICD-10 Delay - AHA responds to passage of SGR. (04/02/2014)
  • Video: Video - Putting ICD-10 on the Fast Track (03/19/2014)
  • Link: ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines - Downloadable Materials section of AHA Central Office website (03/12/2014)
  • Link: Diggin' The Data Blog > Getting on Track for the ICD-10 Train (03/07/2014)
  • Video: H&HN Daily Article - Putting ICD-10 on the Fast Track (02/21/2014)
  • Article: MLN Matters Article - SE1408 – Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Claims Processing Guidance for Implementing International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) – A Re-Issue of MM7492 (02/06/2014)
  • Article: MLN Matters Article - MM8494 – Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Software for ICD-10 Codes (02/06/2014)
  • Webinar: Register Today - CMS eHealth Summit: Road to ICD-10 - February 14, 2014 (01/30/2014)
  • Video: CMS - ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects™ Video (01/24/2014)
  • Link: News from CMS - The Role of Clearinghouses in the ICD-10-Transition (01/15/2014)
  • Link: Make sure to visit CMS Latest News Section for important ICD-10 information. (01/02/2014)
  • Link: CMS Online ICD-10 Guide – a comprehensive resource to help providers implement every step of the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 medical codes. (11/22/2013)
  • Link: CMS Introduction to ICD-10 – an overview of ICD-10, in-depth steps for providers to take to prepare, and available educational resources to use along the way. (11/22/2013)
  • Link: CMS Role of Clearinghouses in ICD-10 Transition – an overview of how to determine if clearinghouses offer ICD-10 transition billing/coding services. (11/22/2013)
  • Link: CMS Basics for Small and Rural Practices – a resource focused on supporting small and rural practices with activities related to ICD-10 transition. (11/22/2013)
  • Link: CMS ICD-10 Resources Flyer – a complete list of all available CMS resources related to ICD-10 transition, updated to include recently launched materials. (11/22/2013)
  • Event: Last AHA Central Office Coding Clinic Audio Conference of 2013 (11/19/2013)
  • Link: The ICD-10 MS-DRGs v31 updates are now available on the CMS website. (11/07/2013)
  • Video: ICD-10: Implementation for Physicians, Partial Code Freeze, and MS-DRG Conversion Project - video from CMS (11/06/2013)
  • Video: ICD-10 Basics MLN Connects™ Call 08/22/1 (11/06/2013)
  • Video: Begin Transitioning to ICD-10 in 2013 NPC 04/18/13 (11/06/2013)
  • Link: Health Forum Blog - AHA Central Office 50 Years (10/24/2013)
  • Webinar: Health IT Week Webinars with CMS - ICD-10 (09/15/2013)
  • Webinar: CMS eHealth Provider Webinar Series - Learn How to Prepare for the ICD-10 Transition (09/15/2013)
  • Event: ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting (09/15/2013)
  • Link: The 2013 ICD-10-CM codes and mapping files are now posted on the General Equivalency Mappings page (09/01/2013)
  • Webinar: American Hospital Association Physician Leadership Forum Webinar - ICD-10: The Implications for Physicians (08/15/2013)
  • Link: Final ICD-9-CM Code Set Update posted by the CMS (08/15/2013)
  • Link: 2014 General Equivalence Mappings Posted on CMS website (08/15/2013)
  • Event: CMS to host webinar on ICD-10 Basics webinar on August 22, 2013 (08/01/2013)
  • Link: AHA, BCBSA Tell Congress They Support Current ICD-10 Timeline (07/11/2013)
  • Link: 2014 Version of the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines have been posted by the CDC (07/01/2013)
  • Link: 2014 Version of the ICD-10-CM has been posted by the CDC (06/15/2013)
  • Link: New FAQs for ICD-10 Billing from CMS (06/01/2013)
  • Link: 2014 ICD-10-PCS (procedure) files are now available and posted on the CMS website (05/20/2013)
  • Link: List of CMS ICD-10 Resources (05/15/2013)
  • Link: Updated End-to-End Testing Checklists (05/01/2013)
  • Link: CMS releases ICD-10 checklists, timelines (03/15/2013)
  • Link: ICD-10-CM/PCS Rollout Plans for the AHA Central Office (03/15/2013)
  • Link: 2012 AHA Coding Clinic Alphabetical Index (02/15/2013)
  • Link: ICD-10 Version of FY 2013 MS-DRG Files Now Available (11/15/2012)
  • Link: ICD-10 Medicare Code Editor v30 (10/15/2012)
  • Link: ICD-10-CM/PCS MS-DRG v30 Definitions Manual Table of Contents - Full Titles - Text Version (10/01/2012)
  • Link: The 2013 edition of the ICD-10-CM guidelines have been posted to the CDC website. (09/15/2012)