Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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ICD-10-PCS is a procedure code capture system, which is much more detailed and specific than the short volume of procedure code included in ICD-9-CM.  ICD-10-PCS is used for hospital inpatient procedures only
Also see: ICD-10, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM

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