ICD-10-CM/PCS Transition for Coding Clinic

on Wednesday, 22 May 2013. All News Items | Coding

Below is the transition timeline for Coding Clinic:

FALL 2013

  • Coding Clinic Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) meets for the last time to discuss ICD-9 questions.

OCT. - DEC. 2013

  • ICD-9 questions will be answered by AHA staff by using existing advice and previously approved EAB decisions.


  • Coding Clinic will publish the last issue for ICD-9, while simultaneoulsy issuing the first Coding Clinic for ICD-10.

OCTOBER 1, 2014

  • Start date for ICD-10-CM/PCS.
  • No ICD-9 codes will be accepted.


  • We would like remind everyone that there are no plans to convert the previous Coding Clinics into ICD-10.
  • The first questions for ICD-10 were published in Coding Clinic 4th Quarter 2012 using the same process as for ICD-9 questions.
  • Questions may now be submitted on-line at www.CodingClinicAdvisor.com
    • No need to fax or mail when submitting on-line

Article by Anita Meyers

Anita Meyers, RHIT, CCS, AHIMA-approved ICD-10 Trainer is an Inpatient Coding Professional at Medical Management Plus, Inc. Anita has over twenty-six years of experience in inpatient and outpatient coding including 17 years of work at AQAF reviewing inpatient and outpatient records from Alabama hospitals. In addition to reviewing records she was the team leader in Beneficiary Services where she participated in case review activities, received and processed beneficiary complaints and handled fee-for-service denials for home health, hospice and skilled nursing facility services. Prior to joining the MMP, Inc. team, Anita left AQAF to become an inpatient contract coder and worked at various hospitals in central Alabama. In her current position, Anita is an integral part of the Inpatient Services at Medical Management Plus, Inc. You may contact Anita at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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