Reminder from DMAS about ICD-10 Codes!

December 12, 2015

TO: All Providers of Long Term Care and Transportation Services


FROM: Cynthia B. Jones, Director (DMAS)


Requirement for Valid ICD-10 Diagnosis for All Claims – Effective 10/1/2015

This memo is to inform all providers billing Personal Care, Transportation, Skilled Nursing, and Intermediate Care Facilities of the requirement to use ICD-10 diagnosis codes. This requirement is effective for all claims with dates of service on or after October 1, 2015. Any dates of service prior to October 1, 2015 are to be billed using ICD-9 diagnosis codes. ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes cannot be combined on the same claim. Please refer to the Medicaid Memo dated August 25, 2015 for additional information.