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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.9

International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS)
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) Standard or Specification

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Description: The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is an International system of medical classification used for procedural coding performed in hospital inpatient health care settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency responsible for maintaining the inpatient procedure code set in the United States contracted with 3M Health Information Systems in 1993 to design and then develop a procedure classification system to replace Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM. ICD-9-CM contains a procedure classification, while ICD-10-CM does not. ICD-10-PCS is the result and was initially released in 1998, which has been updated annually since that time.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.2
Decision Date: 02/06/2019
Aliases: ICD, ICD-10
Introduced By: Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) TRM Team
Standards Body: CMS
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/06/2019).