AHA and Others Urge Congress to Oppose Further ICD-10 Delays

February 14, 2015
Rick Gawenda

On February 11, 2015, the American Hospital Association (AHA) urged the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose any further delays to the implementation of ICD-10 scheduled for October 1, 2015. The AHA noted that 93% of hospitals surveyed this year were moderately to very confident they could meet the October 1, 2015 implementation deadline. Previous delays in the implementation of ICD-10 has cost health plans Medicare, Medicaid, hospitals and large providers anywhere from $1.2 billion and $6.9 billion. To read the AHA statement, click HERE.

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