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Pay-per-view: Reporting mental disorders in ICD-10-CM

APCs Insider, April 17, 2015

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Mental health disorders are common in the United States, with an estimated 19% of Americans 18 or older suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder, according to a 2012 survey from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
 
This translates to nearly 44 million people, according to NIMH. What's more, nearly 10 million people reported suffering from a serious mental illness, which is defined as one that results in serious functional impairment that substantially interferes with or limits major life activities, according to 2012 data.
 
Continue reading "Reporting mental disorders in ICD-10-CM" on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the April issue.



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