The AMA's Specific Problem With ICD-10 Implementation

Carl Natale | Government Health IT | June 28, 2013

The American Medical Association's (AMA) decisions to reaffirm it's vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation and ask for a two-year grace period surprised me.

I know the AMA has never been a fan of the ICD-10 code sets. The cost of ICD-10 compliant technology is high. But there's another reason that the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) can help explain.