International classification of diseases, 10th edition, clinical modification and procedure coding system: descriptive overview of the next generation HIPAA code sets

@article{Steindel2010InternationalCO,
  title={International classification of diseases, 10th edition, clinical modification and procedure coding system: descriptive overview of the next generation HIPAA code sets},
  author={Steven J. Steindel},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={274-82}
}
Described are the changes to ICD-10-CM and PCS and potential challenges regarding their use in the US for financial and administrative transaction coding under HIPAA in 2013. Using author constructed derivative databases for ICD-10-CM and PCS it was found that ICD-10-CM's overall term content is seven times larger than ICD-9-CM: only 3.2 times larger in those chapters describing disease or symptoms, but 14.1 times larger in injury and cause sections. A new multi-axial approach ICD-10-PCS… CONTINUE READING