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January 31, 2014
- Big changes are coming on October 1, 2014, when the US will replace ICD-9-CM with
ICD-10 code sets—a system used for classifying health conditions and in-hospital procedures.
- This change has implications for the way public health officials
monitor trends [PDF – 168 KB] in diseases, injuries, healthcare visits, and hospital inpatient procedures.
- Public health entities should find out if their organization is affected and access helpful resources to plan for the transition by visiting
CDC’s ICD-10 Transition website.