Is your home health organization taking the steps needed to be ICD-10 compliant? By this time, your organization should have a strategy in place to comply with the new diagnosis coding. You should have your ICD-10 compatible software installed and be testing with your applicable vendors and payers. Staff should have already started or will soon be starting to receive training on ICD-10.
Organizations shouldn't be hoping for another delay. Home health providers should be actively reviewing their project plan on a regular basis and crossing tasks off the list.
The infographic below provides a high-level outline of what you need to be doing to be ready for ICD-10 on October 1, 2015.
Visit the CMS ICD-10 website for the latest news and resources to help you prepare for the October 1, 2015, deadline.