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CMS Extends ICD-10 Particle Code Freeze to October 2016

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the partial ICD-10 code freeze until October 2016, according to an EHR Intelligence report.

The code freeze will allow no major revisions until October 2016 but will allow the addition of new diagnoses and technologies as needed. After the code freeze ends, normal revisions will begin again.

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