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As ICD-10 Deadline Looms, Healthcare Providers Fret
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The looming Oct. 1 implementation for ICD-10 has healthcare providers antsy about a potentially rocky transition to the new code set used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures in the midst of other fundamental and profound changes to the healthcare sector.

A Medical Group Management Association survey of more than 570 practices representing more than 21,000 physicians finds that less than 10% of them had made significant progress when ranking their overall readiness for Oct. 1, up from 4.7% in June, 2013.