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ICD-10 Compliance Date: October 1, 2015

CMS Releases “Road to 10” Online Resource for Small Practices

CMS “Road to 10,” an online resource built with the help of providers in small practices. This tool is intended to help small medical practices jumpstart their ICD-10 transition.

“Road to 10” includes specialty references and gives providers the capability to build ICD-10 action plans tailored for their practice needs.

New Medscape Education Resources
CMS has released three new Medscape Education resources to help providers prepare for ICD-10.  Continuing medical education (CME) and nursing continuing education (CE) credits are available to health care professionals who complete the learning modules, but anyone can take them and earn a certificate of completion.  If you are a first-time visitor to Medscape, you will need to create a free account to access these resources.

• Video: ICD-10: Getting From Here to There -- Navigating the Road Ahead
• Video: ICD-10 and Clinical Documentation
• Expert Column: Preparing for ICD-10: Now Is the Time

Understanding the Basics
These fact sheets will introduce you to ICD-10, explain why it’s necessary, and give you the information you’ll need to get started on your transition.

Communicating About ICD-10

Communication between health care providers, software vendors, clearinghouses, and billing services is an important part of the transition process. Learn how to get the conversation started.

Educational ICD-10 Videos

CMS has developed videos on a variety of topics to help you prepare for the ICD-10 transition:

Road to 10: The Small Physician Practice's Route to ICD-10
Medicare’s Testing Plan for ICD-10 Success
Converting the Home Health Prospective Payment System Grouper to ICD-10-CM

Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars

CMS has partnered with PAHCOM, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Association of Community Health Centers, and the National Association of Rural Health Clinics to offer a series of webinars for providers on preparing for ICD-10. Recordings of these webinars are available on the CMS YouTube channel:

Stay up to date on ICD-10!