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ICD-10 Momentum: Let It Roll
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5/8/2014 | 10:30:28 AM
Dual Coding
Interestingly, when it appeared ICD-10's deadline was really set in stone, one suggestion I heard from several HIT professionals was the recommendation you make at the end of your column: Dual-coding. I brought up the idea to an ICD-10 CMS exec at HIMSS. She was adament that CMS would not do this -- but this was when CMS decried all thoughts of delaying ICD-10 again. Since so many organizations have worked to meet the Oct. 2014 deadline, dual-coding would reward them for diligence by granting them 12 months of live testing. CMS said it was ready to go; it's said that repeatedly. 


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