ICD-10-CM scheduled to replace ICD-9-CM Target implementation date 2013
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…)
(…Cont’d) More fourth and fifth digits added Updated diabetes codes Greater overall specificity Addition of sixth digit Addition of placeholders (x)
21 Chapters V and E codes incorporated Addition of chapters for ◦ Eye and Adnexa ◦ Ear and Mastoid Process
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.
Main terms and subterms Figure: 7.3 Modified from Buck CJ: ICD-10-CM, Volumes 1 and 2, Professional Edition, St. Louis, 2010, Saunders.
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.
Will replace Volume 3, Procedures of ICD-9-CM Currently being piloted Four objectives guide development: ◦ Completeness ◦ Expandability ◦ Multi-axial ◦ Standardized terminology