ICD-10: Join us for the next What's Up Wednesday call

January 30, 2015


As a reminder, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed in a final rule that October 1, 2015, will be the compliance deadline for the implementation of ICD-10. The final rule requires the continued use of ICD-9 through September 30, 2015.

What's Up Wednesday

What's Up Wednesday is a monthly teleconference hosted by Pennsylvania's Blue Plans to help prepare health care professionals for the ICD-10 transition on October 1, 2015. What's Up Wednesday will feature special guest speakers and ICD-10 experts who will lead discussions to help you get ready for the compliance date. All providers, clearinghouses, information trading partners, and information networks are encouraged to participate.

How to participate

  • No registration is required. Prior to the call, visit the What's Up Wednesday web page to access and download the presentation materials.
  • On the day of the call, dial 1-800-882-3610 and enter pass code 5411307 when prompted. Please dial in five minutes prior to the start of the call.
  • If you have specific ICD-10 related questions during the call, please email them.

Call details

  • Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
  • Time: 2 – 3 p.m. ET
  • Phone number: 1-800-882-3610
  • Pass code: 5411307

  • This month's guest speakers will be Geisinger Health Systems and Kohler Health Care Consulting.

External testing

Independence is currently in the process of reassessing and communicating our external testing plan and schedule. In the coming months, we will resume testing with our pre-established testing partners and share our successes and challenges with our provider network.

Learn more

Detailed information about ICD-10 and the road to compliance will continue to be communicated in future editions of Partners in Health UpdateSM and within the ICD-10 section of our website.