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The Challenges When Making Changes in ICD-11

The process is tedious when writing a proposal to amend the ICD-11 classification. ICD-11 was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) in February 2022. It is important to learn

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Early Studies Show Promise of ICD-11

Two studies are extremely encouraging, in terms of the content coverage and feasibility of replacing ICD-10-CM with ICD-11. In February, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the official version of

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Introduction to the WHO’s ICD-11

Cluster coding is a new feature for coding professionals. The World Health Organization (WHO) began developing the International Classification of Diseases, Eleventh Version (ICD-11), in 2007, and first released a

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ICD-11: One Last Coding Update for the Road

The implementation date for the new code remains uncertain at this time. EDITOR’S NOTE: Skurka, who is stepping down after 40 years of voluntary services to AHIMA and the World

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ICD-11: So Close, Yet So Faraway 

Reflections on ICD-11.    I would like to share some thoughts on ICD-11, for your consideration. First, ICD-11 is fully electronic; there will be no books. It has 17,000 diagnostic categories,

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ICD-11 Is Coming, Prepare Now

IFHIMA makes the case for ICD-11 adoption with latest whitepaper. As healthcare transformation progresses due to the digitization of data and advancements in medical science and technology, it is increasingly

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ICD-11: U.S. Lags in Adoption

An update on ICD-11 There is much going on with ICD-11 – but more so in other countries of the world than the United States, however. I have a seat

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