H.R.2126 - Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 04/30/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/14/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2126 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/30/2015)
Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015
This bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from implementing, administering, or enforcing regulations that would replace ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases) with ICD-10 as a code set for financial and administrative transactions involving the electronic exchange of health information. ICD is a system of diagnostic codes for classifying diseases.
The Government Accountability Office must recommend steps to mitigate the disruption to health care providers that would result from replacement of ICD-9.