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Tag: ICD-10-PCS

International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System. ICD-10-PCS is a medical classification coding system for procedural codes and is an updated, expanded follow-up to ICD-9-PCS. ICD-10-PCS is used to classify and code inpatient hospital procedures in a patient’s medical record. ICD-10-PCS will be the official system of assigning codes to procedures associated with hospital utilization in the United States. ICD-10-PCS codes will support data collection, payment and electronic health records. ICD-10-PCS codes are used in a variety of clinical and health care applications for reporting, morbidity statistics, and billing.

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ICD-10-PCS stocktaking discussion at the September C&M meeting

By Rhonda Butler

Classification systems like ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS are all about trade-offs—balancing the ongoing need for new levels of detail with the…

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Extra codes vs. creeping complexity in the ICD-10-PCS tables

By Rhonda Butler

Geek alert: If you are one of those people who don’t want to know how sausages and legislation are…