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ICD-10 Codes.  ICD-10-CM scheduled to replace ICD-9-CM  Target implementation date 2013.

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1 ICD-10 Codes

2  ICD-10-CM scheduled to replace ICD-9-CM  Target implementation date 2013

3  More relevant ambulatory and managed care encounter codes  Expanded injury codes  Combination diagnosis/symptom codes  Six digits, maximum (Certain categories have 7th character extensions) (Cont’d…)

4 (…Cont’d)  More fourth and fifth digits added  Updated diabetes codes  Greater overall specificity  Addition of sixth digit  Addition of placeholders (x)

5  21 Chapters  V and E codes incorporated  Addition of chapters for ◦ Eye and Adnexa ◦ Ear and Mastoid Process

6  ICD-9-CM code cross-walked to new ICD-10-CM code Figure: 7.2 Courtesy U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

7  Main terms and subterms Figure: 7.3 Modified from Buck CJ: ICD-10-CM, Volumes 1 and 2, Professional Edition, St. Louis, 2010, Saunders.

8  Each section begins with unique letter and codes arranged in numerical order Figure: 7.4 Modified from Buck CJ: ICD-10-CM, Volumes 1 and 2, Professional Edition, St. Louis, 2010, Saunders.

9  Will replace Volume 3, Procedures of ICD-9-CM  Currently being piloted  Four objectives guide development: ◦ Completeness ◦ Expandability ◦ Multi-axial ◦ Standardized terminology

10 Conclusion – ICD-10 Codes


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