Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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ICD-10-CM is a clinical modification of the World Health Organization’s ICD-10. ICD-10-CM is a diagnostics classification system. ICD-10-CM includes the level of detail needed for morbidity classification and diagnostics specificity in the United States. It also provides code titles and language that compliment accepted clinical practice in the US. The system consist of more than 68,000 diagnosis codes
Also see: ICD, ICD-10, ICD-9-CM