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Countdown to ICD-10 is On
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The publication of the final rule officially announcing a change in the ICD-10 compliance date from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014, ends the uncertainty surrounding ICD-10 implementation that has plagued the healthcare industry.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) based the decision to move forward with a one-year delay on the conclusion that a significant number of healthcare entities would not be prepared to meet the original compliance date.