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  • Response to Ready or not! Here comes ICD-10
    Joshua A. Hirsch

    In October 2011, JNIS published our article on the implementation of the ICD-10 codes1. The final line of the paper was..." The authors favor postponing implementation of ICD-10 and prefer a focus on core issues of improving care and access. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will require all health professionals and facilities to transition to ICD-10 by October 2013. ICD- 10 is viewed as being more nuanced...

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