The New ICD-9-CM Codes for FY 2010

In the September print issue, Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, reviewed the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code changes for FY 2010. She offers an extended version of the article “New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2010” in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. She also highlights ICD-9-CM procedure code changes in a special, Web-only article.

Revisions to both code sets go into effect October 1. The 2009 addenda with all 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. The 2009 addenda with all changes to the ICD-9-CM procedure tabular and alphabetic index (volume 3) are located on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Web site.

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