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BREAKING NEWS: CMS Confirms ICD-10 Transition Delay to 2014

August 24, 2012
by Mark Hagland
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HHS combines the announcement of an administrative simplification change with confirmation of the ICD-10 transition date for 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services on Aug. 24, in announcing an administration simplification change around the creation of a unique health plan identifier (HPID), also confirmed through that final rule, the delay to Oct. 1, 2014 for compliance with the transition to the ICD-10 coding system, from the ICD-9 coding system. More information on both of these areas can be found at