From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:
” Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change
Deadline set for October 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule today finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the health care industry time to ramp up their operations to ensure their systems and business processes are ready to go on Oct. 1, 2015.”
The final rule is available online.
A press release with more information is available on the CMS website.