Should HHS delay ICD-10 penalty for 2 years?
from Healthcare IT News
Anyone hoping that the clock would keep ticking toward the Oct. 1 compliance deadline faster than Congress could say "ICD-10" might want to pay attention to the prodding some U.S. Senators gave Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell. "The reasonable thing would be to delay the penalty phase for two years as people transition," said Louisiana freshmen Republican Senator Bill Cassidy, MD, during a hearing about HHS' proposed 2016 budget.
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