ICD-9 is been upgraded to ICD-10
The International Classification of Diseases, tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) is a modification of the ICD-9-CM framework. Doctors and different suppliers utilize the framework to characterize and code all judgments, side effects, and methods recorded in conjunction with healing center forethought in the US.
ICD-10-CM, such as ICD-9-CM, is dependent upon the International Classification of Diseases, which is distributed by the World Health Organization (WHO). The International Classification of Diseases utilization alphanumeric codes to distinguish known illnesses and other health issues. As per WHO, the ICD assists with the space and recovery of demonstrative data and in the gathering of national mortality and horribleness detail. The ICD-10-CM correction has more than 68,000 symptomatic codes, contrasted with the 13,000 discovered in ICD-9-CM. The amendment likewise incorporates twice as numerous classes, and it presents alphanumeric classification groupings to many people's surprise.
The United States was set to start utilizing ICD-10 on Oct. 1, 2013. In right on time 2012, the U.s. Bureau of Health and Human Services reported its aim to postpone the agree ability due date to an unspecified date.
On August 24, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius proclaimed a standard finishing a one-year defer in the compliance date for ICD-10 codes. The new due date for ICD-10 is October 14, 2012.