Legal

Feds Formally Delay ICD-10 Deadline

By Staffing Analysts

Aug. 29, 2012

The federal government formally delayed for one year the compliance date for new codes used by healthcare providers to classify diseases and health problems, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported August 24. The codes are known as the “International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition” or ICD-10.

The new compliance date is October 1, 2014, which is pushed back from October 1, 2013.

Staffing firms often supply healthcare information management workers who deal in the codes to organizations in the healthcare industry.

The delay won’t impact planning and implementation efforts at most healthcare professional organizations, Kforce Healthcare Solutions reported in June.

Filed by Staffing Industry Analysts, a sister company of Workforce Management. To comment, email editors@workforce.com.

Stay informed and connected. Get human resources news and HR features via Workforce Management’s Twitter feed or RSS feeds for mobile devices and news readers.

About Workforce.com

blog workforce

We build robust scheduling & attendance software for businesses with 500+ frontline workers. With custom BI reporting and demand-driven scheduling, we help our customers reduce labor spend and increase profitability across their business. It's as simple as that.

Book a call
See the software

Related Articles

workforce blog

Compliance

Minimum Wage by State in 2022 – All You Need to Know

Summary The federal minimum wage rate is $7.25, but the rate is higher in 30 states, along with Washing...

federal law, minimum wage, pay rates, state law, wage law compliance

workforce blog

Legal

California’s push for a 32-hour workweek explained, and how to prepare

Summary: California is considering a 32-hour workweek bill for businesses with over 500 staff 4 day wee...

32 hour workweek, 4 day workweek, california, legislature, overtime

workforce blog

Legal

A business owner’s guide to restaurant tipping law

Business owners in the restaurant industry are in a unique position when it comes to employee tips. As ...

restaurants, tip laws, tipping