House Delays Vote on ICD-10

CongressUPDATE: SGR repeal, ICD-10 delay legislation passes in the House After this morning’s postponement of proceedings concerning HR 4302 (Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014), the House of Representatives reconvened to consider unfinished business and a voice vote in favor of passing the patch for the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) that contains the provision to delay ICD-10 until October 2015. The focus now shifts to the Senate, which must consider and vote of the bill before it finds its way to the President’s desk. Read more: http://ehrintelligence.com/2014/03/27/sgr-repeal-icd-10-delay-legislation-passes-in-the-house/ http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/House-Passes-SGR-Bill-Extending-ICD-10-Compliance-Date-by-One-Year-47598-1.html http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com/medical-economics/news/sgr-patch-icd-10-delay-passes-house-voice-vote ORIGINAL POST: House Delays Vote on ICD-10 After a fiery debate on the House floor, the House members pushed back an effort to delay the ICD-10 compliance deadline to 2015, legislation that also aimed to create  a temporary SGR patch. Rep. John J. Duncan, a Tennessee Republican, declared the bill had the requisite two-thirds majority to pass. However, Rep. Joe Pitts, a Republican from Pennsylvania, objected to the vote, saying that a quorum was not present. The House voted. Duncan said it passed, Pitts objected, and so it was postponed. Read full article: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/house-delays-vote-sgr-icd-10?topic=13,29

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