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How WEDI, CMS Are Easing the ICD-10 Transition

January 08, 2014

In December, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange sent HHS the results of its latest survey on ICD-10 readiness among healthcare stakeholders.

WEDI regularly conducts surveys on the status of ICD-10 readiness in the industry. The most recent installment revealed some forward progress — almost one-half of providers have now completed their impact assessment, up from one-sixth in February. However, the progress reported in the survey may not be enough. "It is clear the industry continues to make slow progress, but not the amount of progress that is needed for a smooth transition [to ICD-10]," according to WEDI's letter to HHS... read full article>>