The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) has undergone a long evolution from its initial inception in the late 18th century. Today, ICD is the internationally recognized classification that helps clinicians, policy makers, and patients to navigate, understand, and compare healthcare systems and services.
Implementing ICD-10: Lessons from the Field
US healthcare providers are bracing for a vast expansion of the coding system used for diagnoses and inpatient procedures. On September 30, 2013, all health plans must switch from the current classification system for diagnoses and inpatient procedures,