ICD-10 Coding Basics - National Provider Call

Carl Pucci and Nancy Leveille in Finance & Reimbursement

CMS is conducting a National Provider Call on November 5, 2014 related to ICD-10 coding basics.  The CMS Final Rule has established 10/1/15 as the effective compliance date for transition to ICD-10 coding.  Please see announcement below for registration information and further details.

ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects™ National Provider Call

Wednesday, November 5; 1:30-3pm ET

To Register:
Visit MLN Connects™ Upcoming Calls. Space may be limited, register early.

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

During the MLN Connects™ National Provider Call, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) subject matter experts will discuss ICD-10 implementation issues, opportunities for testing, and resources. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.


  • Final rule and national implementation
  • Medicare Fee-For-Service testing
  • Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Grouper (MS-DRG) Conversion Project
  • Partial code freeze and annual code updates
  • Plans for National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)
  • Home health conversions
  • Claims that span the implementation date

Target Audience: Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare providers

Continuing education credit may be awarded for participation in certain MLN Connects Calls. Visit the Continuing Education Credit Information web page to learn more.


Carl J. Pucci
Director, Finance & Reimbursement
518-462-4800 x36

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20