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Director's Note: ACDIS comments to CDC on proposed FY 2012 ICD-9-CM codes

CDI Strategies, March 31, 2011

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Members of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) advisory board recently provided commentary on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) proposed changes to the fiscal year 2012 ICD-9-CM codes, as detailed in the March 9-10, 2011 Diagnosis Agenda of the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting. The agenda of the meeting can be found on the CDC website, here: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/icd9/TopicpacketforMarch2011_HA1.pdf.

You can view ACDIS' comment here: http://www.hcpro.com/content/264297.pdf
 
All CDI specialists are encouraged to view the proposed changes and submit their comments to the CDC. But time is short: The deadline for commentary is this Friday, April 1, 2011. Comments should be submitted to the following CDC representatives:



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