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What's Changing?

What's Changing? - Departments & Programs, Programs and Initiatives, ICD-10, Who Does ICD-10 Affect?, Medical Coders and Heavy Data Users


WHAT changes will Medical Coders and Heavy Data Users see?

ICD-10-CM will be similar to ICD-9-CM because they have the:

The ICD-10 code set has updated “features”—language and classification based on current medical practice. Some areas will be affected by ICD-10 in terms of clinical documentation, more than others. The greatest affect in clinical documentation will occur with:

ICD-10-PCS will be dramatically different. ICD-10-PCS is primarily used by Inpatient Medical Coders and Trauma &/or Cancer Registrars.