AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2013 Issue 4
Conversion Table of New ICD-9-CM Codes, October 2013
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued new diagnosis and procedure codes for the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) every year since 1986. New code assignments are the result of year-long efforts of the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee, which is sponsored jointly by NCHS and CMS. The effective date for new codes is the same every year, October 1. The Conversion Table for new ICD-9-CM Codes is provided to assist users in data retrieval. For each new code the table shows the date...
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