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ICD-10 Newsflash

November/December 2014
This issue discusses ICD-10 as a path to better health outcomes through enhanced data collection. It provides an in-depth look at Ebola and other areas where ICD-10 will greatly improve data collection.

September/October 2014
This issue discusses industry ICD-10 readiness one year from implementation. It covers focal points for the upcoming year and MHS-specific preparations for ICD-10.

August 2014
This issue discusses the ICD-10 Final Rule and the 1 October 2015 compliance date. It covers what this means for the Military Health System (MHS) moving forward.

May/June 2014
This Newsflash focuses on industry pain points and the impact of Clinical Documentation Improvement.

April 2014
This issue discusses the delay of ICD-10 to be no earlier than 1 October 2015 and an assessment of the current status and implications.

January/February 2014
This Newsflash highlights the DHCS AHLTA 3.3.8 Updates and Enhancements Overview course. It covers the new enhancements in ICD-10 Code Implementation, Problem List Management, and Medication Reconciliation.

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