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FirstCare On Track for ICD-10 Compliance

Monday, April 13, 2015

In July 2014, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA).
FirstCare Health Plans (FirstCare) is on track to be ICD-10 ready by the October 1, 2015 deadline.

Click here for answers to frequently asked questions regarding FirstCare’s transition to ICD-10.
If you have any questions, please email our Provider Relations Team at provider_relations@firstcare.com

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