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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification – A standardized system currently used in the United States that classifies diseases, injuries and external causes by etiology and anatomic location and assigns each entry an identifier that may be up to five alpha-numeric characters in length.

Further reading

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd9cm.htm

 

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