Summer is coming to an end, and the Version 5010 transition deadline is now only four months away! As the January 1, 2012 deadline approaches, your transition should be well underway. There are certain steps CMS recommends to be taking now during the fall to make sure you are on track for a smooth transition. If you missed the Consortium’s June webinar discussing 5010 preparation, you can listen to the archive webinar by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, or be sure to join our Consortium webinar November 17 which will repeat the June webinar to hear more details on how you should be preparing.
If you are a provider, you should:
- Continue external testing and making any revisions to systems based on previous internal testing
- Test those transactions that are used on a daily basis, such as claims and eligibility determinations
If you are a vendor, you should:
- Continue to conduct external trading partner testing of Version 5010 with customers to achieve Level II compliance
- Conduct solution rollout and provide customer support for the Version 5010 transition through the January 1, 2012 compliance date
Keep Up to Date on Version 5010 and ICD-10.
For more information visit the CMS website. Please visit Version 5010 for the most current information on all 5010 issues and visit CMS ICD-10 for the latest news and resources on ICD-10 to help you prepare!