CMS has created 4 new podcasts from the audio of the Wed Jan 12 national provider call on “Preparing for ICD-10 Implementation in 2011.”

  • Welcome and ICD-10 Overview – Pat Brooks, CMS
  • Implementation Strategies for 2011 – Sue Bowman, AHIMA
  • Question and Answer Session, part 1
  • Question and Answer Session, part 2

The above podcasts are now available at http://www.CMS.gov/ICD10/Tel10/itemdetail.asp?itemID=CMS1242831  in the “Downloads” section at the bottom of the page. The above podcasts are perfect for the office, the car, or anywhere you carry a portable media player.

The http://www.cms.gov/icd10/  (CMS website) is a valuable resource to help you prepare for the healthcare industry’s change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for medical diagnosis and inpatient procedure coding. Please check the above website frequently for the latest news, resources, compliance timelines, and teleconference information.