H.R.1701 - Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.R.1701 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (04/24/2013)
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.)