CMS Provides Free National Provider Call on ICD-10 Implementation

October 12, 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing free information on a variety of topics to providers through National Provider Calls. On October 25, 2012, there will be a call on ICD-10 implementation (the effective date is October 1, 2014). Additional information is provided below.

Topic: National Provider Call: Preparing Physicians for ICD-10 Implementation

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 1:30–3:00 p.m. ET

Summary: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the final rule that delays the ICD-10 compliance date from October 1, 2013, to October 1, 2014. Now is the time to prepare. During this ICD-10 National Provider Call, Dr. Ginger Boyle, a practicing family physician who developed a coding education program for the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) and its family practice residency program, will share her success and some practical advice about the SRHS transition to ICD-10. CMS subject matter experts will present the latest information and updates from their areas. There will also be a question-and-answer session.


  • Transitioning to ICD-10: Practical pointers for providers
  • Overview of ICD-10 implementation requirements
  • Plans for Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and National Coverage Determination (NCD) ICD-10 conversions
  • National implementation issues and plans
  • Question-and-answer session

Registration Information: In order to receive call-in information, you must register for the call on the CMS Upcoming National Provider Calls registration website.

For more information on the implementation of ICD-10, please e-mail

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