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ICD-10 information


Kaiser Permanente is fully compliant with the legal requirements put forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the ICD-10 mandate. As of October 1, 2015, we began processing claims submitted with ICD-10 codes for dates of service (outpatient) or dates of discharge (inpatient) on or after October 1, 2015.


ICD-10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For more information about KP’s ICD-10 authorizations and referrals policy, please see the KP Authorization and Referrals FAQ*.


ICD-10 Claims Submission Rules

Kaiser Permanente has chosen to adopt CMS' EDI guidelines for ICD-10, specifically for claims that span the implementation deadline. Please see MLN Matters® Number: SE1408 Revised* for specific instructions.


Important contacts

ICD-10 contacts
If, after reviewing KP’s ICD-10 Readiness FAQs, you still have questions related to KP’s ICD-10 implementation, please send an e-mail to:


Useful ICD-10 links

For additional ICD-10 information, you may refer to these useful links from the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS):

CMS ICD-10 Official Information page*

CMS Provider Resources*

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