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house Bill H.R. 1701

Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedApril 24th, 2013

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Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013

Official Title

To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10 in implementing the HIPAA code set standards.


Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from implementing, administering, or enforcing specified regulations insofar as they would replace International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 with ICD-10 as a standard for code sets for appropriate data elements for financial and administrative transactions involving the electronic exchange of health information. (The ICD is a health care classification system of diagnostic codes for classifying diseases.)

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