Article by Healthcare IT News concerning the ICD-10 delay
"WASHINGTON – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will re-examine the timeline for ICD-10 conversion, according to published reports.
Acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner reportedly told a group of reporters that the agency would take a look at the timeline. The quote came after a talk she delivered Tuesday at the American Medical Association Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C.
The AMA has pressed CMS to postpone the Oct. 1, 2013 deadline for conversion of billing codes from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Turn here for more details asHealthcare IT News talks with the AMA and the American Health Information Management Association, which has supported sticking to the deadline."