June 10, 2015

Breaking News: Alabama Legislature Passes Legislation to Delay ICD-10

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The Medical Association of Alabama has reported that state lawmakers have passed a Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) urging Congress to delay ICD-10.

The medical association, in a blog to its members, quotes State Sen. Tim Melson, MD (R-Florence) as saying, “that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is forcing this unfunded mandate on the health care community, and it couldn't come at a worse time.” Rep. Melson is the sponsor of SJR 79.

Details to follow here at ICD10monitor. Join us for Talk Ten Tuesdays on June 16 at 10 ET for the latest developments.

 

 

Updated on March 17, 2016
Chuck Buck

Chuck Buck is the publisher of ICD10monitor and is the executive producer and program host of Talk Ten Tuesdays.