ICD-10 News

Medicare ICD-10 coding flexibility ends October 1st

On August 8, 2016, CMS announced the October 1st expiration of its Medicare coding flexibility for ICD-10. Access CMS' updated FAQs to read the full details, beginning with Question 23. 

Find a complete listing of the 2016 ICD-10-CM code set on the CMS website.  

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CMS offers Providers an ICD-10 Next Steps Toolkit

On March 1, 2016, CMS released a new toolkit to help providers with the next steps of ICD-10.  The toolkit includes information on how to: assess ICD-10 progress using key performance indicators, address opportunities for improvement and maintain progress.  View the toolkit here. 

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Get Your ICD-10 Coding Questions Answered! 

The OMA ICD-10 email hotline is now open! OMA members or their staff may contact the OMA with their specific ICD-10 coding questions and receive responses from a coding professional dedicated to addressing your coding issues.

E-mail icd10@theoma.org or click the button below to submit your ICD-10 coding question.

Your Most Common Codes - Translated to ICD-10-CM

Check out CMS' Specialty Guides series located within the RoadTo10 website. There are six medical specialties targeted; Family Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Cardiology, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics. Each guide includes ICD-10-CM codes commonly encountered within the specialty, clinical documentation tips, and clinical scenarios. Download one or all of the concept guides here. 

Oregon's statewide ICD-10 collaboration has banded together to create a "cheat sheet" of the 50 most common diagnosis codes used in laboratory orders. These 50 codes have been converted from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM.  View the list here. *This list is not intended to be an official, final, or endorsed crosswalk. We encourage the review of specific coding guidelines, regulations, as well as other payer and industry information to ensure full comprehension and accurate billing and coding.*

CMS' Road to 10 Resources for Small Physician Practices

This website contains a plethora of resources as well as interactive tools that will create personal action plans for your practice. 

Learn more about all the website has to offer.

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Refresh your ICD-10 Knowlege - On Your Schedule

The OMA has comprehensive educational programs that will provide you the opportunity to refresh your ICD-10 knowledge. The OMA webinars are targeted trainings focused on specific specialites. Register for live and on-demand ICD-10 workshops and webinars here.  

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OMA Resources

 OMA Member Benefits

ICD-10 coding books from the AMA can help with your implementation and planning. Publications include:

  • 2017 ICD-10-CM Codebook
  • 2017 ICD-10-CM Mappings
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM/PCS 2017

OMA members receive a discounted rate. Order online at www.theOMA.org/store or contact Rachel Holguin at (503) 619-8000 or rachel@theOMA.org for more information.

Managing Your Transition to ICD-10 Newsletter

This periodic OMA newsletter provides ICD-10 information including fact sheets, coding case studies, GEMS updates, preparation tips and hands-on exercises to assist in your practice's preparation.

Medicine In Oregon Magazine (ICD-10 articles)

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Additional Resources

  • DMAP GEMS in Oregon Data
  • According to DMAP’s website, they expect to begin testing in early 2014.  Further, DMAP does not plan to support ICD-9 codes for dates of service after the ICD-10 compliance date, and they plan to closely follow communications from CMS on this.  For details, visit www.oregon.gov/oha/healthplan/Pages/providers.aspx and type "ICD-10" in the Search box. 
  • ICD-10 Team, email contacts: OHAICD10.help@state.or.us
  • Log-in to the provider portal to access ICD-10 information within the website.

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