ICD-10 Updates

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As of October 1, 2015, UniCare is LIVE with ICD-10 as the code set for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures in compliance with HIPAA requirements and in accordance with the rule issued by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 
Important Notice to Paper Claim Filers – ICD Indicator on Claim Form
The ICD Indicator is required to be populated on paper claim forms. 
 
Reference information for providers 
UniCare ICD-10 FAQs for Providers
UniCare-specific information and guidance for providers as well as answers to questions about our ICD-10 transition 
ICD-10 Basics FAQs for Providers
This FAQ contains educational information about ICD-10 
UniCare’s Response to the CMS/AMA Announcement
Our response to CMS/AMA’s 7/6/2015 announcement to assist providers in their ICD-10 transition. 
 
Contact Us  
For immediate and appropriate attention to any ICD-10 matter, please use your normal channels of communication for reporting and resolving issues and/or inquiries. 
Additional Resources 
CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)
HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems)
AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders)
WEDI (Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange)
ICD-10 Watch (sponsored by Healthcare Finance and 3M)
CMS Quick Start Guide
 
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