icd-10

ICD-10 information

ICD-10-CM (Clinical Modification) is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) with diagnosis codes that classify diseases and health problems. ICD-CM is the international standard for diagnostic classifications. ICD-10-PCS is the international coding system for procedural coding. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has mandated the replacement of the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition/Revision (ICD-9) diagnostic and procedure code sets with the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition/Revision (ICD-10-CM/PCS) Clinical Modification (CM).

Implementation

An entity covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must be able to successfully conduct health care transactions using ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes. ICD-9 diagnosis and procedure codes can no longer be used for services provided on or after the date on which CMS implements the required use of ICD-10 codes. The ICD-10 implementation date is Oct. 1, 2015.

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