ICD-10 Implementation Success Initiative
About the ICD-10 Success Initiative
The goal of this initiative is to ensure a successful ICD-10 implementation for all healthcare industry stakeholders including healthcare providers, payers, clearinghouses and vendors.  Other industry partners participating in the ICD-10 Implementation Success Initiative include AAPC, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), Cooperative Exchange, Healthcare Billing Management Association (HBMA), Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC), and Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM).

ICD-10 Issue Reporting System
GUEST BLOG: Key Takeaways from the WEDI and HIMMS ICD-10 Summit
Diagnosis Code Set General Equivalence Mappings
Impact of the Transition to ICD-10 on Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments
Provider Resources - fact sheets, check lists, a timeline of important transition activities, step-by-step information on implementation planning, education & training modules (CME credits for physicians and nurses; certificates of completion for everyone), and much more.
ICD-10 Implementation Guide
Checklists with ICD-10 transition tasks and estimated timeframes
    Large Practices
    Small and Medium Practices
    Small Hospitals
Timelines with suggested dates for important ICD-10 transition activities
    Large Practices
    Small and Medium Practices
    Small Hospitals
Implementation Guides
    Large Practices
    Small and Medium Practices
    Small Hospitals
Implementation Planning - Get step-by-step information to help you plan for the transition.
    Role of Clearinghouses
    Plan to Mitigate Risk for a Smooth ICD-10 Transition
    Simple Steps to Improve Clinical Documentation
    Develop Your ICD-10 Communication and Awareness Plan
    The ICD-10 Planning Checklist
    Review How You Use ICD-9 Codes
    Looking Back at Version 5010 and Ahead to ICD-10
Communicating about ICD-10   
    Talking to Your Vendors About ICD-10: Tips for Medical Practices
    Communicating with Your Payers About ICD-10
    Communicating with Your Software Vendor
    Questions to Ask your Systems Vendors about ICD-10

Medscape Modules - Medscape Education modules offer guidance for small practices making the transition to ICD-10. Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) credits are available to physicians and nurses who complete the learning modules, but anyone can take them and receive a certificate of completion.

For more information about the ICD-10 Implementation Success Initiative, please contact Samantha Holvey at, (202) 618-8789.  For more information on ICD-10 compliance steps, please visit WEDI ICD-10 Information.