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ICD-10 Education and Resources for Alaska Providers
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the ICD-10 implementation date is set for October 1, 2015. Effective on this date, ICD-9 will no longer be accepted. Providers are encouraged to take their ICD-10 training sooner rather than later to help them prepare for ICD-10 documentation specificity requirements.
ICD-10 education opportunities:
ICD-10 Specialty Modules
ICD-10 Specialty Tip Cards
ICD-10 queries from Coders and Clinical Documentation Specialists
Please start adding ICD-10 specificity to your documentation now to be ready for ICD-10 on Oct.1, 2015.
Online ICD-10 education is being provided on
We are moving all users to use their Epic Login as their Commons Login.
Epic ID as your username and "TheCommons1" as your password.
For users who were updated but have not logged in their password will be "TheCommons1". If they have logged in since the update, it will be what they set it to.
For users who we were unable to update (NPI missing, which was required by the Epic team for Login Extract), they will still have their old login, email. We are asking those users to use the request an account link to give us the correct data.
For instructions on logging into The Commons, viewing the Epic and ICD-10 Specialty modules, see
ICD-10 Provider Training FAQ
Currently available modules are:
Inpatient Provider ICD-10 General Awareness
Outpatient Provider ICD-10 General Awareness
Epic ICD-10 Diagnosis Calculator
Specialty-Specific ICD-10 Education
Role-Specific ICD-10 Education for Office, Clinic, and Ancillary Staff
ICD-10 Stuff You Should Know
ICD-10 Survival Guide
ICD-10 Problem List Calculator
ICD-10 Provider Epic FAQs
Epic Tips & Tricks
For additional information see
ICD-10 Provider Education FAQ
ICD-10 Clinical Documentation Tips
Recommended ICD-10 apps for your phone or tablet*
Disclaimer: The Providence IS Help Desk will not be supporting these apps.
For questions about Providence's transition to ICD-10, please contact:
Kathy Kunemund, MBA, RHIA, CCS
Alaska Region ICD-10 Program Manager
For general questions email:
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