AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 1987 July - August
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infectious Classification
Note: As of October 1, 1994, AIDS/HIV is assigned to category 042 and is coded in accordance with the HIV coding guidelines outlined in Coding Clinic, Fourth Quarter, 1994. The material in this issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM is a reprint of the HIV addendum developed by the National Center for Health Statistics and the Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Public Health Service, and published in the December 25, 1987, issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. As stated in the introduction, this addendum incorporates recent changes in official terminology...
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