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ICD-10 Implementation Begins October 1st

An important message from NCPA:

ICD-10 Implementation Begins October 1st:  Oct. 1 is the compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced. ICD-10 is the10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, which provides the medical data code sets for coding diagnoses (ICD-10-CM). Below are some key take-aways for pharmacies to be aware of to ensure compliance:

For more information, please visit the Provider Resource page on ICD-10 provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services or review this document from NCPDP with a 'Frequently Asked Questions' section for pharmacies.

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