Summary: S.972 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/16/2013)

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.)