ICD-9-CM


Also found in: Acronyms.

ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Disease, 9th edition, Clinical Modification
A standardized classification of disease, injuries, and causes of death, by etiology and anatomic localization and codified into a 6-digit number, which allows clinicians, statisticians, politicians, health planners and others to speak a common language, both US and internationally. Cf SNOMED, SNOP.
References in periodicals archive ?
children Multi-State Commercial Medicaid Claims Criteria database database Unique persons in the 2010 MarketScan 4,713,171 45,239,752 database Persons aged <25 years with an ICD-9-CM 1,937 3,036 code for HIV or AIDS in 2010 * Children aged <13 years in 2010 403 370 Continuously enrolled months 0-24 278 228 ([dagger]) Qualifying outpatient visit in first 6 198 158 months of months 0-24 ([section]) Excluded ([paragraph]), ** 35 29 Total study population 163 129 Abbreviations: AIDS = acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; CPT = current procedural terminology; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; ICD-9-cM = International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification.
In this step, the chief complaints were "mapped" to ICD-9-CM discharge diagnoses.
Furthermore, a number of changes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM enable documentation of greater diagnostic specificity; for example, DSM-5 schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, and schizoaffective disorder, depressive type, are distinctly coded as F25.
Notice that the ICD-9-CM code is a straight numerical codes.
Adopting ICD-9-CM meant that diagnosis and treatment codes were now in a common language, allowing medical billing to be
Payers can either directly convert their payment systems to be based on ICD10 codes or use a mapping system, such as the Reimbursement Map from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to convert reported ICD-10 codes to ICD-9-CM and then process the converted codes using ICD-9-CM based applications.
While legacy LIS vendors may be capable, theoretically, of providing effective integration services, the implementation time frames associated with this approach can be lengthy--especially when considering the additional work that will be associated with HIPAA 5010 and ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM conversion--making it difficult for labs to keep up with physician demand.
Any college-level reference collection strong in medical coding for students and professionals must have the 2010 edition of Basic ICD-9-CM Coding.
Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services plan to replace the ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure code set with a significantly expanded set of codes--the ICD-10--by Oct.
Because of the new and changing medical advancements during the past 20-plus years, the functionality of the ICD-9-CM code sethas been exhausted," CMS officials wrote in the proposed regulation.
And CMS contends that, because it continues to use ICD-9-CM, it has problems identifying emerging recent global health threats such as anthrax, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and monkeypox.