Track Your ICD-10

June 17, 2016

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Track and Improve Your ICD-10 Progress

To help you improve your use of ICD-10 codes, CMS offers the Next Steps Toolkit and companion infographic:

  • Assess your progress: Establish a point of comparison for each Key Performance Indicator (KPI) you would like to track
  • Address your findings: Once you have identified opportunities for improvement, you can develop a feedback system to improve the accuracy of your clinical documentation and code selection; check for any systems issues; and resolve system problems with payers
  • Maintain your progress: ICD-10 updates take place annually on October 1, following the same timeline used for ICD-9 updates

Review the General Coding Guidelines on a regular basis. Separate official guidelines are available for:

Visit the ICD-10 website for the latest news and official resources, including the ICD-10 Quick Start Guide, and acontact list for provider Medicare and Medicaid questions.


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