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CMS animates ICD-10, videos explore coding changes

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken to the Web to make the changes easier to understand

Henry Powderly, Editor-in-Chief

Physicians know the change to ICD-10 coding on Oct. 1 is going to radically change how they input diagnostic and billing codes. That's mostly due to the number of codes swelling by thousands compared to the previous coding vocabulary, ICD-9.

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Well, to help explain the changes to doctors and consumers, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken to the Web, producing a series of animated videos that explain the changes in a very easy to understand format.

Take a look and let us know what you think:

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