Events » Navigating the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM and a Preview of ICD-11

Navigating the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM and a Preview of ICD-11

with Kin-Wah Fung, MD, MS, MA National Library of Medicine
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When: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: 

GWU, Office of CEHP – Watergate Office Building, 1st floor conf. room
2600 Virginia Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

Contacts: 

For further information, please contact lizworkman@gwu.edu.
For more information please visit: www.ctsi-cninformatics.org

ICD-9-CM codes have been in use in the U.S. since 1979 for classification of morbidity, reimbursement, epidemiology, healthcare service analysis and other purposes. CMS decided to move to ICD-10-CM in 2015. Since ICD codes are ubiquitous in the medical record, they play an important role in healthcare data analytics. This talk will describe a specific approach to translate between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes. The World Health Organization officially approved ICD-11 in May 2019, which is another big step in the ICD evolution. The changes in the new classification and their implications will also be discussed.

Lunch will be provided