On June 11, 2013, CMS released an alert providing long-awaited direction regarding the NGHP transition to ICD-10. This alert provides a view into the overall process of how CMS will move towards ICD-10. Additionally, it includes a snapshot of the claim input file detail record changes along with a summary of the revised reporting requirements. The alert indicates an update to the User Guide is forthcoming as well and will provide additional details regarding the implementation.
A link to the alert on the CMS website can be found here.