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AMA Unable to Scrap ICD-10, Seeks Alternatives

“Boycott” Discussion Tabled over Legal Concerns The American Medical Association (AMA) is likely to demand a grace period so that payments to physicians will not be delayed, according to a June 7 report in MedPage Today. More than 500 delegates … Continue reading

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AMA Executives Support Delay or Scrap ICD-10, Wait for ICD-11

Incoming president says problems are too big to move forward Steven Stack, the incoming president of the American Medical Association (AMA), fully supports the delay of the implementation of ICD-10, now scheduled to begin October 1, 2015. In fact, in an … Continue reading

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H.R. 2247 Introduced, Calls for ICD-10 Transition Plan & Limited Enforcement

Seeks an 18-month Transition Out of Concern for Providers Republicans introduced H.R. 2247, the Increasing Clarity for Doctors by Transitioning Effectively Now Act (ICD-TEN Act) on May 12, calling for an 18-month transition period following the implementation of ICD-10CM/PCS on … Continue reading

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