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ICD-9-CM coding changes for home care: effective October 1, 2004.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15359175     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Changes in ICD-9-CM codes for all health providers for 2005 go into effect and are to be implemented on October 1, 2004, with no transition period. This article outlines specific coding changes that may be applicable to home care patients. You'll find the new codes, backgrounds of the disease/condition, and a list of invalid diagnosis codes that can be used as a handy reference for clinicians, managers, and office staff.
Ann Zeisset
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Home healthcare nurse     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0884-741X     ISO Abbreviation:  Home Healthc Nurse     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-10     Completed Date:  2004-12-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403379     Medline TA:  Home Healthc Nurse     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  624-32     Citation Subset:  N    
Coding Products and Services, AHIMA, Chicago, IL, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Community Health Nursing / classification*
Forms and Records Control / standards,  trends
Guidelines as Topic
Home Care Services / classification*
International Classification of Diseases*
Nursing Records / classification*
United States

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