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Florida Blue – Getting to ICD-10
Getting to ICD-10
Additional Free Teleconference Sessions Offered to Providers
Providers and office staff are invited to attend Florida Blue’s third Getting to ICD-10 teleconference series. We are offering the free lunchtime sessions to help providers prepare for the Oct. 1, 2015 ICD-10 mandate.
The first teleconference for this series will be held on July 10 with additional sessions scheduled through September. For details, please refer to the attached provider bulletin. The bulletin is posted on the provider website at floridablue.com/ICD-10 and will be emailed to providers.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) Clinical Modifications (CM) and ICD-10 Procedure Coding Structure (PCS) are new medical code sets under HIPAA-AS and represent a fundamental overhaul to the current ICD-9 coding system. A federal mandate requires all HIPAA-covered entities adopt ICD-10 by Oct. 1, 2015. (Click here for general ICD-10 information)