BC Advantage - 2011 Issue 11

ICD-10 and Sports Medicine

For the past thirty-one (31) years, we have learned and used ICD-9-CM when assigning diagnosis codes for our providers. ICD stands for International Classification of Diseases and weve been using the 9th Revision to code a documented medical condition. The reason why we are moving to ICD-10 is because ICD-9 is old and many medical conditions do not have a code assigned to it because none are available. Sports medicine will be a challenge for the provider to ensure accurate and anatomical documentation.Click here to download this FREE ICD-10 E-book in PDF format or use the flipbook below ...

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