ICD-10

ASCO Daily News Coverage on ICD-10

Ready or not, the International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10) coding system is on its way, and U.S. oncology practices had best be prepared. That was the message from the faculty of an Educational Session,  “Implementation of e-Prescribing and ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding,” at this year's Annual Meeting. Read Article

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The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (ICD-10 CM/PCS) will fully replace the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (ICD-9) on October 1, 2015. Providers may no longer bill with ICD-9 codes after this date. Therefore, it is important to take the time to educate oneself about ICD-10 and determine what impact it will have on your practice. If you have any questions regarding ICD-10, please contact ASCO via email at billingandcoding@asco.org.

Introduction to ICD-10 | Download and Print
A basic introduction to ICD-10, this resource provides highlights of what you need to know regarding the transition.

Anatomy of an ICD-10 Code | Download and Print
Describes the elements of an ICD-10 code.

Finding an ICD-10 Code | Download and Print
Instructions on how to find the appropriate ICD-10 code.

General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) | Download and Print
A description of GEMS and how they can be used in the transition to ICD-10.

Taking Control of the Transition to ICD-10 | Download and Print
Resources for your practice as you make this transition.

Sample Transition Timeline | Download and Print
A sample timeline to provide guidance on how to make the transition.

Selecting the Appropriate ICD-10 Training Program (PDF)
How to determine the best program for your practice.

Medicare and ICD-10 (PDF)
How is the delay affecting CMS' transition to ICD-10?

Private Payers and ICD-10
How is the delay affecting private payers and their transition to ICD-10?

Disclaimer: ASCO’s ICD-10 Resources provide general information about ICD-10 issues. ASCO staff are not coding and billing consultants.