Registration reminder: CMS ICD-10 5010 Call

A reminder that registration for the upcoming CMS  call on “ICD-10 Implementation in a 5010 Environment” closes at noon EST on Monday.  This is a space-available call but you may still have time to register.

The call is scheduled for Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from 12 – 2 pm, EST.  Here is the registration link again:

CMS lists topics to be discussed as:


  • ICD-10 implementation for services provided on and after October 1, 2013
  • Benefits of ICD-10
  • Differences between ICD-10 and ICD-9-CM codes
  • Tools for converting codes – General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs)
  • Proposal to freeze ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 code updates except for new technologies and diseases

HIPAA Version 5010

  • General Overview HIPAA version 5010 and D.0 and who is impacted
  • Compliance dates
  • Benefits
  • 5010 scope versus ICD-10 Scope
  • What you need to do to prepare
  • Timelines
  • Medicare FFS implementation of HIPAA version 5010 and D.O.
  • Impact on paper claim forms