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ICD-10 Delay and Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate Fix

Windham Brannon

On March 31, 2014, the Senate passed a bill that both delays a reduction in Medicare payments and delays the ICD-10 compliance date until October 1, 2015.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has stated on many occasions that there would be no delay in the October 2014 date, but Congress listened to many providers about the concerns and anticipated cash flow impacts.