The compliance deadline for the transition to Version 5010 is only two weeks away! Though the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced an enforcement discretionary period of 90 days for Version 5010 compliance, the deadline remains January 1, 2012. Enforcement will not be exercised until April 1, 2012; however, it is important that organizations continue to complete the transition to Version 5010 as soon as possible, if they have not done so already.
Version 5010 Resources
CMS is committed to helping organizations make a smooth transition to Version 5010 and ICD-10. The CMS ICD-10 website has been updated to include a new web page dedicated to Version 5010 information and resources. CMS has also posted a new fact sheet, which discusses steps providers should be taking now to ensure a timely transition to Version 5010 by January 1, 2012.
Other materials on Version 5010 include the following fact sheets:
Stay on top of deadlines and action items for Version 5010 and ICD-10 by referencing the following resources on the CMS ICD-10 website:
- Interactive Widget: A user-friendly tool that outlines the steps to take to ensure compliance with Version 5010 and ICD-10.
- Timelines: Printer-friendly checklists that complement the widget, which are available for large providers , small providers, payers and vendors .
- Implementation Handbooks: Detailed step-by-step guides on how to implement ICD-10, which have been customized for different audiences including small/medium provider practices, large provider practices, small hospitals, and payers.
Keep Up to Date on Version 5010 and ICD-10.