Health Information Management

Pay per view: Outpatient coders not exempt from the FY 2009 ICD-9 code changes

APCs Insider, August 1, 2008

More revisions may come by October

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released its annual ICD-9-CM code changes May 30 for fiscal year (FY) 2009. However, additional revisions may be made before CMS publishes the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) final rule.


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