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International Classification Of Diseases The term 'International Classification Of Diseases ' as it applies to the area of Medicare in the United States can be defined as ' A medical code set maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO). The primary purpose of this code set was to classify causes of death. A US extension, maintained by the NCHS within the CDC, identifies morbidity factors, or diagnoses. The ICD-9-CM codes have been selected for use in the HIPAA transactions'.
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