ICD-10 testing shows few coding errors
Eighty-eight percent of the ICD-10 claims filed in the latest end-to-end testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made it through without a hitch, reports Healthcare Finance News.
Moreover CMS reported only 2 percent of rejections resulted from ICD-10 coding errors.
The testing occurred from April 27 through May 1, and it showed a slightly higher success rate than the previous testing in January. The next round of testing is scheduled for July, with a go-live date for ICD-10 set for Oct. 1.
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