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Preparing Safety Net Providers for ICD-10

Health Resources and Services Administration

Health Information Technology & Quality Webinar & Technical Assistance Resources

“Preparing Safety Net Providers for ICD-10”

Friday, August 23, 2013, 2 – 3PM ET

This webinar will focus on how safety net providers can prepare for the ICD-10 transition.  Preparing for the ICD-10 transition is imminent and mandated for all HIPAA covered entities by October 1, 2014.  Presenters for this webinar will focus on the following topics:

  • How providers can start to manage the transition for the ICD-10 compliance deadline of October 1, 2014;
  • Understand the billing and coding impacts for their safety net organization; and
  • How providers in Iowa have already begun their ICD-10 transition

Presenters include:

  • Robert Tagalicod, Director & Senior Privacy Official, Office of E-Health Standards and Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Bill Finerfrock, Executive Director

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

  • Bob Schlueter, Provider Services Account Manager

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise

Participants can register at https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=qa685pan7lci

Previous HRSA Health IT and Quality Webinars can be accessed at the HRSA Health IT and Quality Webinar website: http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/toolbox/webinars/

Technical Assistance Resources

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and The Health Resources & Services Administration have several valuable resources available on ICD-10. These include:

  • CMS ICD-10 Website, which provides a variety of comprehensive resources about ICD-10 including timelines, training modules, and fact sheets.
  • HRSA ICD-10 Website, which provides a variety of related ICD-10 resources for safety net providers.

Questions for presenters are welcome ahead of the event and may be emailed to healthit@hrsa.gov

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