New FAQs address ICD-10 billing concerns


New FAQs address ICD-10 billing concerns

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted new entries on its FAQ website regarding the submission of ICD-10 claims around the Oct. 1, 2014, deadline. The FAQs update previous information, according to CMS, and explain how to split claims for services that span the transition date.

Here are the three new FAQs, along with links to the answers:

How do I report ICD-10 codes on claims when the dates of service span from prior to Oct. 1, 2014, to on or after that date?

Click here to read the full answer.

If I submit or process a transaction with an ICD-9 code for a date of service after Oct. 1, 2014, am I HIPAA-compliant?

Click here to read the full answer.

How long after the Oct. 1, 2014, ICD-10 compliance date must I continue to report and/or process ICD-9 codes?

Click here to read the full answer.

You can find additional information at CMS' ICD-10 website.