The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final ruling in early August 2014, confirming an October 1, 2015, mandated transition to ICD-10. As of this compliance deadline, all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities must use ICD-10 on claims and other health care transactions.
While this section of our website is not intended to take the place of the written law or regulation, we used it throughout the ICD-10 transition to call your attention to key details of potential impact to your practice. This information will remain available post-implementation for reference purposes, particularly for providers who may not have been ready as of the Oct. 1, 2015, compliance deadline.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) made plans to meet all mandated timelines and requirements.
BCBSMT Testing Program
Provider ICD-10 testing at BCBSMT started in May 2015 and concluded in August 2015.
Assess Your Readiness
Were you prepared to meet the compliance deadline with confidence?
Review Implementation Details
Claims that do not include ICD-10 codes, as required, will not be accepted.
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