A final rule published Aug. 4 in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services establishes that the compliance date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) is Oct. 1, 2015. The rule applies to both the ICD-10 Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for diagnosis coding and the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) for inpatient hospital procedure coding. The rule also requires the continued use of ICD-9-CM through Sept. 30, 2015.
Begin preparing for the transition to ICD-10 by purchasing the ICD-9 to ICD-10 Sleep Medicine Crosswalk, which is a quick reference for sleep physicians and sleep center staff. This resource includes each diagnosis listed in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, Third Edition (ICSD-3) along with its associated ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM code and descriptor. Special pricing is available when you purchase 5 or more crosswalks. Purchase your copies today in the AASM online store.