Infographic: How the Healthcare Industry Is Reacting to the ICD-10 Delay

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed a law that included the delay of ICD-10 implementation until at least October 1, 2015. Fifty-eight percent of respondents to the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions Live from the Center Webcast Poll expressed disappointment because their organizations wanted the shift to occur as scheduled, according to a new infographic from Deloitte.

This infographic also provides responses from approximately 1,250 healthcare industry professionals regarding optimal ICD-10 scenarios, areas most impacted by the delay and actions that will be taken in response to the delay.

How should your organization be preparing for ICD-10? Learn more in A Best Practice Roadmap to ICD-10 Readiness. This 24-page report documents the process BCBSM has established to resolve discrepancies between ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes, a milestone that has allowed the payor to complete its version of the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) — referred to as the Blue GEM Encyclopedia.

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