ICD-10 is the 10th revision from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and went into effect for multiple countries on October 1st, 2015. This revision contains codes for diseases, related health problems, abnormal findings, signs and symptoms of, external causes of injury or diseases, and social circumstances.
Transitioning to ICD-10 affected every aspect of healthcare offices and facilities. Learning the new code set and upgrading software was only the beginning. We provide training for all levels of expertise to keep you at the forefront of ICD-10. Select a category below that best represents you.
- The “CM” in ICD-10-CM codes stands for clinical modification. It’s a diagnostic coding system and is based upon the International Classification of Diseases, which is published by the World Health Organization (WHO) anduses unique alphanumeric codes to identify known diseases and other health problems.The ICD-10-CM includes more than 68,000 diagnostic codes.
- ICD-10 PCS codes stands for International Classification of Diseases 10th revision, Procedural Classification System. It’s a completely separate medical coding system from ICD-10-CM, containing an additional 87,000 codes. ICD-10-PCS is used only for inpatient hospital settings in the United States and is meant to replace volume 3 of ICD-9 for facility reporting of inpatient procedures.