CMS extends deadline for ICD-10 volunteer end-to-end testing

CMS announced it will extend the deadline to Jan. 21 to participate in the second sample group for ICD-10 end-to-end Medicare Administrative Contractors and the Common Electronic Data Interchange contractor.

The previous deadline was Jan. 9.

CMS will review applications and select 850 volunteers, including provider, claim and submitter types, to participate in the testing. Testing will occur April 26 through May 1, 2015. Volunteers will be notified by February 13.

End-to-end testing is also available July 20 – 24, 2015. Previous testers may participate again in April or July without reapplying.

To apply, visit the MAC websites.

ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes must be included on healthcare claims beginning Oct. 1, 2015.


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