Accession Number PB2013-108553
Title Development of the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS).
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 44p
Personal Author B. A. Steinbeck N. I. Goldfield R. F. Averill R. L. Mullin T. M. Grant
Abstract The International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) has been developed as a replacement for Volume 3 of the International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision (ICD-9-CM). The development of ICD-10-PCS was funded by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). ICD-10-PCS has a multiaxial seven character alphanumeric code structure that provides a unique code for all substantially different procedures, and allows new procedures to be easily incorporated as new codes. ICD10-PCS was under development for over five years. The initial draft was formally tested and evaluated by an independent contractor; the final version was released in the Spring of 1998, with annual updates since the final release. The design, development and testing of ICD-10-PCS are discussed.
Keywords Automation
Data management
Health care management
International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision Proce
Medical vocabulary

Source Agency Health Care Financing Administration Policy Planning Researc
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
44H - Health Care Technology
Corporate Author Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1320
Contract Number N/A

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