Posted by Jody Raines on Aug 1, 2012 10:47:00 PM

HIPAA 5010 trainingResources List For HIPAA 5010 Training And Finding Contract Trainers

TrainingFolks Healthcare Performance ImprovementInsight : With changes to HIPAA encompassing HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 there is a requirement that healthcare providers are in compliance.  The regulation change includes:

  • Providers/physicians, including alternate site providers
  • Payers
  • Health care clearinghouses
  • Pharmacies
  • Health plans

ICD-10 is an abbreviation for "International Classification of Diseases:, Tenth Revision. It can be used to refer to Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM)  or  Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS).

As of October 1, 2013 implementation of ICD-10-CM (diagnoses) and ICD-10-PCS (procedures) must be in place in order to be comliant.

In addition, ICD-10 deadlines include –

  • Ambulatory and physician services provided on or after October 1, 2013 will use ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes
  • Inpatient discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2013 will use ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes
  • Services provided on or after October 1, 2013, ICD-9-CM codes will not be accepted
  • Prior to October 1, 2013, ICD-10 codes will not be accepted for services

With such a critical change taking place, it's important to be sure that the medical staff is trained and prepared for the change. 

To learn more about HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 implementation, here are some resources that have updates and information.  Some of the sites listed are member sites, but they do have information available that could potentially be helpful.

When constructing HIPAA 3010 training, having contract trainers who understand what is involved and how to correctly implement processes and proceedures to implement the changes needed, is valuable toward assuring compliance. 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: ICD-10 Resources

Prepare for the Health Care Industry's implementation from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This governs codes used for medical diagnosis and inpatient procedures

CMS ICD-10 website

CMS: General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs)

GEMs or "General Equivalence Mappings" are and aid to convert data to ICD-10 from ICD-9. Access forward mapping and reverse mapping.


CMS: Sponsored ICD-10 Teleconferences

CMS national provider ICD-10 teleconferences, including registration, presentation materials, written transcripts and audio recordings.

ICD-10 Teleconferences

CMS Transaction Codes

Information and resources about new ICD-10 code sets regulations.

Code Set Regulations

CMS Electronic Billing or EDI Transaction Info

Electronic data interchange EDI claim transaction info for Medicare billing

Electronic Billing EDI Transactions

HIMSS: Resources For ICD-10

Industry updates and info on ICD-10.


HIMSS: Playbook For ICD-10

HIMSS created the ICD-10 Playbook in conjuction with other partners. Learn steps to meet ICD-10 deadlines.

ICD-10 Playbook

American Medical Association (AMA)

AMA website has a wealth of information on ICD-10.

AMA Website/

Workgroup Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)

News and industry updates about 5010 and ICD-10


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