ICD-10 offers greater accuracy and higher specificity of clinical information than ICD-9. The increased specificity allows doctors to give more detailed diagnosis and treatment. But with the increased level of specificity comes an increased level of complexity. In this presentation, SuccessEHS explains the differences between ICD-9 & ICD-10 as well as how ICD-9 codes will map to the new format.
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