HealthSmart has adopted the CMS policy for ICD-10 and will incorporate these changes into our processing as of 10/1/2015. All external facing portals that host provider EOBs, EOPs or Remittances will include the following language when aforementioned documents are viewed/displayed or printed:

HealthSmart’s official positions on ICD-10:
• All claims with dates of service of October 1, 2015 or later MUST BE SUBMITTED with a valid ICD-10 code.
• ICD-9 codes will no longer be accepted for dates of service October 1, 2015 or later.
• Claims not meeting these criteria will be rejected back to the provider.

HealthSmart will follow CMS guidelines. For details click on the link below:
https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/Clarifying-Questions-and-Answers-Related-to-the-July-6-2015-CMS-AMA-Joint-Announcement.pdf