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Switch to ICD-10 will change more than just coding

Briefings on APCs, December 1, 2010

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As most healthcare professionals know, ICD-10-CM contains approximately 69,000 codes, a huge increase from the 14,000 codes available currently in ICD-9-CM. The increased number of codes will allow coders to  better specify how, why, and where a patient was seen. 

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