Have You Heard? – February 11, 2015
Last Friday the General Accounting Office (GAO) released its report on whether CMS is ready for the conversion to ICD-10. After reviewing the report, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said in a statement that “… [CMS is] on track to upgrade to the next level of healthcare coding”, and “I … see no reason for any delay past the October deadline.” Read more in this article from the Healthcare IT News website:
For you policy wonks who like to get into the details, here’s the GAO’s 36-page report from their website.