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Anthem Blue Cross : ICD-10 Updates

ICD-10 Updates

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Statement Regarding the Delay of the ICD-10 Compliance Date 
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies, and others in the health care industry time to ramp up their operations to ensure their systems and business processes are ready to go on October 1, 2015. 
We are able to accept the revised CMS-1500 claim form (incorporating changes that will accommodate ICD-10) that became effective on April 1, 2014. No ICD-10 codes should be submitted on claims, however until the mandated compliance date. Note that the new version of the form is not required, and we will be able to accept and process claims submitted using either version of the form.  
We will continue to work to help ensure that our systems, supporting business processes, policies and procedures successfully meet the implementation standards and deadlines without interruption to day-to-day business practices. We will be capable of accepting and processing ICD-10 diagnosis and inpatient procedure codes on the mandated compliance date..  
ICD-10 FAQs for Providers
This FAQ contains educational information about ICD-10, as well as answers to questions about our ICD-10 implementation 
Key Project Information
We have made several key decisions that will guide our implementation strategy and will be useful as you plan your transition to ICD-10.
ICD-10 Claims Processing

ICD-10 Pre-Authorization

 
 
ICD-10 Implementation Resources to assist you
Suggested resources to help with your ICD-10 transition. 
Contact Us
For ICD-10 questions and surveys, send us an email to ICD10-Inquiry@anthem.com  

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