Care1st ICD-10 Readiness
What is ICD-10?
ICD-10 is the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision. ICD-10 is a new code set requirement that records more detailed diagnostic information.
What are the benefits of ICD-10?
- Provides better data for measuring health care service quality, safety and efficacy of care
- Allows clinical information technology systems to record far more specific and rich diagnostic information
- Boosts efficiencies by helping to identify specific health conditions
When is the required date for implementation of ICD-10?
ICD-10 is effective Oct. 1, 2015 for all providers.
ICD-10 is here! Click here for an overview that highlights some of the changes for ICD-10, including examples of how ICD-10 differs from ICD-9 and the level of specificity that is now contained in the ICD-10 codes.
Care1st and ONECare will continue to communicate with contracted providers via our website, blast fax and Quarterly Provider Forums. In addition, you may e-mail ICD-10 questions to our e-mail box:
- Blast Faxes
- Compliance Resources
- Community Resources
- Disease Management
- Filing a Claim
- Mailings & Reference Materials
- Our Network
- Practice & Preventive Health Guidelines
- Prior Authorization Guidelines & Criteria
- Provider Rep Contact Info
- Quality Measure Results
Below are a few websites that may also be of assistance to you:
|American Medical Association||www.ama-assn.org/go/ICD-10|
|American Academy of Professional Coders||www.aapc.com|
|American Health Information Management Association||www.ahima.org|
|American Hospital Association||www.aha.org|
|Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange||www.wedi.org|