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MGMA Urges ‘End-to-End’ ICD-10 Testing
Health Leaders Media

The October 2014 roll out of ICD-10 could become a fiasco of epic proportions unless the federal government mandates more rigorous “end-to-end” testing of the complex diagnostic coding system to ensure that it actually works, the Medical Group Management Association told the federal government this week.

In a letter Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, MGMA President Susan L. Turney, MD, commended the government’s decision to initiate testing of ICD-10.