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15 organizations push Congress to avoid further ICD-10 delays

The Coalition for ICD-10, a group of several healthcare organizations, recently sent House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a letter calling for no further ICD-10 transition delays.

The letter cites the high cost of the most recent delay and expresses support of maintaining the Oct. 1, 2015 deadline.

The Coalition for ICD-10 includes:

•    AdvaMed
•    Altegra Health
•    America's Health Insurance Plans
•    American Health Information Management Association
•    BlueCross BlueShield Association
•    College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
•    Healthcare Financial Management Association
•    Health IT Now
•    Inspira Health Network
•    Leidos Health
•    Medical Device Manufacturers Association
•    Medtronic
•    Professional Association of Health Care Office Management
•    3M
•    WellPoint

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