The implementation of ICD-10 for auto casualty has been dependent on what happens with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the rest of the healthcare industry.
The only states that have a dependency are states such as Pennsylvania and Florida, which use the Medicare rates for payment in auto claims. Pennsylvania adopted Medicare for no-fault payments in 1990 at 10 percent above Medicare and Florida adopted Medicare rates at two times those of Medicare rates in 2013 – with the stipulation that if the 2007 Medicare schedule pays more, it will use it. How is that for an application for a fee schedule? So these states are really being forced into using the CMS payment schemas for payment of claims.