General Question for the Week of November 2, 2015

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Has the speed of claims processing slowed down under ICD-10?

Answer:

In an October 29 announcement, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that it has been carefully monitoring the transition and is “pleased to report that claims are processing normally.” For more details about the status, go to https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Fact-sheets/2015-Fact-sheets-items/2015-10-29.html

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