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Claim submitters not quite ready for ICD-10 prime time, experts warn
Modern Healthcare

The first round of ICD-10 end-to-end testing yielded positive results for the CMS‘ claims-handling but a mixed picture for how providers and others are doing in properly submitting claims.

Providers and others have their work cut out for them to be ready for the Oct. 1 implementation of the new diagnostic and procedural coding system, experts warned.

The testing, conducted between Jan. 26 and Feb. 3, “demonstrated that CMS systems are ready to accept ICD-10 claims,” the CMS said in a statement announcing the results.