Please review the information below from AHIMA and take action in support of ICD-10 implementation. It is critical that legislators understand our level of support for ICD-10 implementation on October 1st, 2015.
On Monday, September 8th Members of Congress returned to Washington, DC after being in their home states for 6 weeks.They are returning to DC to finish the legislative business still pending in the 113th Congress.
To welcome Congress back, AHIMA encourages you to call and write your legislators. AHIMA would like to remind Congress of HHS’ announcement of the October 1, 2015 compliance date for all HIPAA covered entities.
You are encouraged to express your support for the new compliance date- and ask Congress to commit to the new date.
Please take the following action in support of ICD-10 implementation:
- Call Congress using this link: http://capwiz.com/ahima/callalert/index.tt?alertid=63307796
- Write Congress using this link: http://capwiz.com/ahima/issues/alert/?alertid=63175786