ICD-10 Implementation Not Delayed

Congress has NOT voted on a delay of ICD-10 implementation. House Chairmen Upton, Sessions Statement on ICD-10 is as follows:

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) issued the following statement on the implementation of ICD-10, the most recent coding system to be used by health care providers for reimbursement and other functions. The Energy and Commerce Committee has been working with CMS to ensure the October 1, 2015, implementation is achieved and is prepared to have a hearing on the issue in the New Year.