MGMA presses HHS for end-to-end ICD-10 testing

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is urging the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to conduct full end-to-end testing of ICD-10 to prevent cash-flow problems for physician practices. In a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius this week, MGMA calls front-end testing "simply insufficient." It points to the problems with the adoption of HIPAA Version 5010 as an example of why physician practices need to be better prepared. To learn the three reasons MGMA provided that more testing is necessary, read the full report from FierceHealthIT.