The IHCP Plans ICD-10 Interim Implementation September 21, 2013

The IHCP Plans ICD-10 Interim Implementation September 21, 2013

Reminder: On September 21, 2013, changes to the format, field length, and qualifiers and indicators for Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) claims transactions and processes will be updated to accommodate ICD-10 information. These preliminary changes are being made in anticipation of the future ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2014. Entry of ICD-10 information on claims is not required until the official ICD-10 implementation date of October 1, 2014. See Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) Bulletin BT201341 for complete details about the changes or visit the ICD-10 Decisions page at

Due to the September 21 updates, claims submitted before midnight Wednesday, September 18, will be processed and included on the Tuesday, September 24, Remittance Advice (RA). Claims submitted after midnight on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, will not be processed until the following Monday, September 23. These transactions will not be viewable on Claim Inquiry until 8 a.m. Monday, September 23, and will appear on the October 1, 2013, RA.

The following Web interChange functions will be unavailable beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, until the system updates are complete:

  • Claim submission
  • Claim inquiry
  • Prior authorization submission
  • Prior authorization inquiry

These Web interChange functions will be available no later than Monday, September 23, 2013, at 8 a.m. after the system updates are complete. Check the Web interChange website later during the weekend of Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, to see when full functionality is restored.