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BWC prepares for conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10

by ODA Staff
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The Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) is preparing for the conversion from International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 diagnosis codes to ICD-10 on Oct. 1.

The BWC plans to accept bills containing both ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes for a short period after Oct. 1 to ease the transition for providers. The bureau will eventually establish a date when ICD-9 codes will no longer be accepted, which will be posted online at www.bwc.ohio.gov.

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