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AHIMA: 88% of Providers Displeased With ICD-10 Delay

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The majority, 88 percent, of American Health Information Management Association survey respondents reported "disappointment" in regards to the ICD-10 delay, according to an EHR Intelligence report.

The survey also found:

•    Half of respondents plan to move ahead with ICD-10 implementation on a voluntary basis
•    42 percent of respondents report that their organizations have already spent $1 million on transition preparation
•    91 percent of respondents are against implementing ICD-10 in different states
•    54 percent of respondents want to maintain the partial code freeze during the grace period

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