January 2014

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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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 Cdc-pdf[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.
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