February 9, 2015

Special Broadcast: The ICD-10 Congressional Hearing

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Talk Ten Tuesdays will broadcast a special legislative update on the outcome of the implementation of ICD-10 following testimony during a hearing being conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on health.

 

The committee will hear testimony from stakeholders regarding the implementing ICD-10 on October 1, 2015. The broadcast will air live from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern. Witnesses scheduled to appear before the committee include the following:

 

  • Edwin M. Burke, MD Bayer Medical Group
  • Rich Averill, Director of Public Policy 3M Health Information Systems
  • Sue Bowman, Senior Director Coding Policy and Compliance American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Kristi A. Matus, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer Athena Health
  • William Jefferson Terry, MD, Mobile Urology Group
  • Carmella Bocchino, Executive Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Strategic Planning America’s Health Insurance Plans
  • Dr. John Hughes, Professor of Medicine Yale University

The subcommittee on health is chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA). According to an announcement posted on the committee’s website, committee members have been working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) “to ensure this deadline is successfully met.”

“This hearing is an important opportunity to hear about the state of preparedness of all those involved and ensure that we are continuing to move forward in health care technology,” said Pitts.

Scheduled to participate the Talk Ten Tuesdays live broadcast are the following:

ICD10monitor publisher Chuck Buck and Kim Charland, senior vice president of clinical innovation for Panacea Healthcare Solutions, will host the live broadcast. This Special Broadcast is sponsored by ICD10monitor Platinum Sponsor, Precye.

* Please register here. If you are already a Talk Ten Tuesdays listener, you will automatically receive logon instructions for the Special Broadcast. Our regularly scheduled Talk Ten Tuesdays "The Bottom Line on ICD-10: A CFO Perspective" will air on Tuesday, February 10th at 10 ET, followed by "Special Broadcast: ICD-10 Congressional Hearing" on Wednesday, February 11th at 3 ET.

Chuck Buck

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

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