字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 ICD-10 and ICD-9: What's the big difference? Being in the health care profession, you surely have a lot of questions as to what is ICD-10? And how is it different from ICD-9? Why should you care about ICD-10? And why fix ICD-9 if it isn't broke? Let's start by breaking down the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10. Firstly, ICD-9 is old and outdated. It's been around for decades, and could benefit from the improvements offered by ICD-10. ICD-9 not only uses old terminology, it also produces inaccurate information about your patients. So what makes ICD-10 so much better? For one, it expanded the number of diagnosis codes from 13,000 in ICD-9 to 68,000 in ICD-10. The codes are a bit different than before and that's where practice managers and physicians have to do their job of being familiar with the new codes under the new systems. ICD-10 better also updates disease classification and medical terminology. It's obviously meant to provide better and more specific data. And with the best data available, medical professionals will be able to compare data better, advance research initiatives, make more informed decisions, identify public health issues, and process claims easily. There are 11 months left until the transition to ICD-10. It's okay if you're still learning the ropes of the new system. We're with you on this! Come visit our website at www.mpaagroup.com. You'll soon realize that ICD-10 isn't nearly as difficult as it sounds. It can a breeze, and we'll take you along for the ride.