CMS to Hold ICD-10 Update Meeting

CMS to Host Upcoming ICD-10 Update MeetingLive Stream ICD-10 Update Meeting on March 5

The ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee will hold an ICD-10 Update meeting on Tuesday, March 5 from 9 am–5 pm ET. Pat Brooks, Senior Technical Advisor with the CMS Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group will provide an update on ICD-10. The meeting schedule will be:

  • 9am-12:30pm: ICD-10-PCS and ICD-9-CM procedure presentations with public comment
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch break
  • 1:30pm-5pm: Diagnosis presentation with public comment

The meeting is also being webcast on the CMS website at A conference line will also be available for those participants who are unable to view the webcast or attend in person. Call in number is:  1-877-267-1577 Meeting ID: 6601.

The primary purpose of the meeting is discuss various announcements and updates to ICD-10.  On October 1, 2014, current ICD-9 code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures will be replaced by ICD-10 code sets. This transition to ICD-10 is required for all providers covered under HIPAA. Topics covered in the day-long meeting include:

  • Implementation Announcements
  • MS-DRG v30 mainframe and PC Software
  • Conversions of National Coverage Determinations
  • Impact Analysis
  • POA Exempt List
  • Addendum
  • New formatting for ICD-10-PCS addendum

No registration is required to view the live stream webcast or to call in. If you are looking to attend in person you can register online.

Looking to stay up to date on ICD-10? CMS provides a number of resources: