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Feds to postpone ICD-10 compliance date
Modern Healthcare

The federal government plans to delay the date that healthcare organizations have to comply with the ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes.

A new compliance date will be announced during a formal rulemaking process to push back the deadline from the one scheduled Oct. 1, 2013. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the move in a news release issued a day after acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said that the CMS “would reexamine the time framen.”