This site was created by the AAHIM Education/Coding Roundtable Committee to capture news, ideas, educational plans, and other materials in preparation for ICD-10.
The site is open and accessible to all, and we welcome any additions you may wish to share. Sharing materials will help all members succeed in this major coding and classification change. To submit a resource, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICD-9 and ICD-10 Chapter Guideline Comparisons
Review the latest edition of CodeWrite.
To access CodeWrite, visit the MyAHIMA and access the AHIMA Coding Community of Practice. You will see the most recent issue of CodeWrite (and past issues) posted under CodeWrite Newsletters (filter).
Latest ICD-10 Rules and Regulations (GEMS, conversion project, ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meetings, etc.)
Please visit the ICD-10 website for the latest news and resources to help you prepare, and to download and share the implementation widget today!
CMS offers ICD-10 updates and training tools
CMS recently updated its Medicare Severity (MS) Grouper with Medicare Code Editor (MCE) ICD-10 R1 Pilot Software and its ICD-10 MS-DRG RI Definitions Manual. Further information is available on the CMS website here. To access the definitions manual, select the link in the “Related Links Inside CMS” section of the webpage. To access the software, select the link in the “Related Links Outside CMS” section of the webpage.
CMS also recently published presentations related to its August 3 National Provider Call titled “ICD-10 Implementation Strategies for Physicians.” Those interested can watch the presentation on CMS’ YouTube Channel. An additional program titled “Implementation Strategies for Physician and Non-physician Practitioners” is also available.
CMS also created four podcasts and transcripts of the August 3 presentation including:
- Podcast 1 of 4: Welcome and Implementation Strategies for Physicians
- Podcast 2 of 4: Overview and Presentations by CMS Subject Matter Experts
- Podcast 3 of 4: Question and Answer Session
- Podcast 4 of 4: Question and Answer Session Continued
Updated CMS Medicare Severity (MS) Grouper with Medicare Code Editor (MCE) ICD-10 R1 Pilot Software and Updated ICD-10 MS-DRG R1 Definitions Manual
Based on public comments, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) decided to provide the public with an updated version of the ICD-10 MS-DRGs V28.0 (FY 2011) Software and Definitions Manual. CMS believes this software will allow the public to more easily review and provide feedback on updates to the ICD-10 MS-DRGs.
Further information is available on the CMS website here.
To access the definitions manual, please select the link in the “Related Links Inside CMS” section of the webpage.
To access the software, please select the link in the “Related Links Outside CMS” section of the webpage.