Deadline to apply for July ICD-10 end-to-end testing extended to May 22

May 11, 2015
Area(s) of Interest: Health Information Technology Professional Development & Education 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline to participate in ICD-10 end-to-end testing taking place July 20-24. Physicians who want to volunteer should submit their information May 11-22. The July testing will give a group of 850 volunteers the opportunity to find out if they are prepared to submit claims using ICD-10 codes to CMS.

CMS intends to select volunteers representing a broad cross-section of provider, claim and submitter types, including claims clearinghouses that submit claims for large numbers of providers. Testers who participated in the January and April end-to-end testing weeks are able to test again in July without re-applying.

Volunteers who participate in the testing must be able to submit claims with a future date and provide valid National Provider Identifiers, Provider Transaction Access Numbers and beneficiary Health Insurance Claim Numbers that will be used for test claims. Click here for more information on ICD-10 end-to-end testing.

Contact: Michele Kelly, (213) 226-0338 or mkelly@cmadocs.org.

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