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AMA backs HHS’ ICD-10 delay
Modern Healthcare

The American Medical Association said it supports an HHS decision to move back its Oct. 1, 2013 deadline for implementing the ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes. “The American Medical Association appreciates Secretary (Kathleen) Sebelius’ swift response to address the AMA’s serious concerns with ICD-10 implementation,” Dr. Peter Carmel, president of the AMA, said in a news release.