Updated on: November 21, 2016

CMS Issues New Guidance of ICD-10 Flexibilities

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Original story posted on: July 27, 2015

DEVELOPING STORY

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued new guidance late Monday in an effort to clarify the agency’s joint statement issued on July 6 regarding an agreement reached with the American Medical Association.

 

The guidance, “Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the CMS/AMA Joint Announcement,” is intended to answer questions from the healthcare community.

 

Thirteen questions, including responses to concerns about Medicaid, are in response to a number of questions that have been raised since the joint announcement was made.

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