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Survey finds industry lagging on move to ICD-10
Modern Healthcare

Even with a year’s grace period, many providers, payers and health information technology vendors are still running behind schedule in their preparations for the massive conversion next year to ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural codes, according to a new industry survey.

“The industry is not where we hoped to be by the timeline,” said Jim Daley, who co-chairs the ICD-10 group of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, which conducted the survey, and is director of IT risk and compliance for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina. “There is a lot of work to do.”