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Doctors and hospitals in the US will have to use an enormous new coding system so as to describe patients’ visits on insurance claims. Beginning October 1, they will use the system. At the moment, a system of about 14,000 codes is being used by US health providers to designate a diagnosis and also for purposes of reimbursement and in medical databases.
The updated system is having nearly 68,000 codes; it is basically an expanded dictionary that will be used for storing more of the information from chart of a patient.
As per the government, the change that was awaited since long should assist health officials in better tracking of quality of care, recognize early signs of an outbreak, or search for trends of illness or injury. When it comes to ICD-10, which is the 10th edition of the International Classification of Diseases, there are codes that indicate new strains of flu, for instance, and also Ebola and its related viruses.
As sports concussions are being emphasized more, the codes can reveal how long patients lost consciousness and if they required regular care.