The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the results of the ICD-10 end-to-end testing week that was conducted from January 26, 2015 through February 3, 2015. CMS received 14,929 test claims and 12,149 were accepted for an 81% acceptance rate.
Reasons for rejected claims
* 3% – Invalid submission of ICD-9 diagnosis or procedure code
* 3% – Invalid submission of ICD-10 diagnosis or procedure code
* 13% – Non-ICD-10 related errors, including issues setting up the test claims (e.g., incorrect NPI, Health Insurance Claim Number, Submitter ID, dates of service outside the range valid for testing, invalid HCPCS codes, invalid place of service).
To access the report, click HERE.
In addition, CMS has released a short video titled “Introduction to ICD-10 Coding” that provides an overview of ICD-10’s features and explains the benefits of the new code set to patients and to the health care community. To view the video, click HERE.
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