5889Re: SGR Repeal & ICD-10 Delay
- Apr 2, 2014
The White House - Office of the Press Secretary - For Immediate Release - April 01, 2014Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4302
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the President signed into law:
H.R. 4302, the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014,” which averts cuts to Medicare physician payments that will go into effect on April 1, 2014, under the current-law "sustainable growth rate" system, to extend other health-related provisions set to expire, and to make other changes to current-law health provisions.
SEC. 212. DELAY IN TRANSITION FROM ICD-9 TO ICD-10 CODE SETS.
The Secretary of Health and Human Services may not, prior to October 1, 2015, adopt ICD-10 code sets as the standard for code sets under section 1173(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320d-2(c)) and section 162.1002 of title 45, Code of Federal Regulations.
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