The New ICD-9-CM Codes for FY 2011

Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, provides an overview of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code changes for FY 2011 in the September 2010 print issue. An extended version of her article “New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2011” is also available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge.

The revisions go into effect October 1. The complete 2010 addenda with the changes to the ICD-9-CM tabular and alphabetic index (volumes 1 and 2) are located on the National Center for Health Statistics Web site. New, deleted, and revised ICD-9-CM codes are available in summary tables on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Web site.

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