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ICD-10 set for 2013

Physician Practice Perspective, April 1, 2009

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On January 15, HHS announced the final regulation to replace the ICD-9-CM code sets now used to report healthcare diagnoses and inpatient procedures with the more advanced ICD-10 code set currently used in other nations. The final regulation will implement ICD-10 two years later than HHS initially proposed: October 1, 2013.

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