PsychFormatica 1.0 PsychFormatica provides a simple psychiatric diseases diagnosis database including information about the latest DSM IV codes. DSM stands for “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” and is published by the American Psychiatric Assoc.
Description: ProcFormatica provides a simple medical procedures database including information about the latest ICD-10-PCS codes. ProcFormatica provides information about the procedures including their codes, mapping to ICD-9 procedure codes and a complete explaination for each character in the ICD-10-PCS code.
THE INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES Tenth Revision Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) was created to accompany the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ICD-10 diagnosis classification. The new procedure coding system was developed to replace ICD-9-CM procedure codes for reporting inpatient procedures.
Unlike the ICD-9-CM classification, ICD-10-PCS was designed to enable each code to have a standard structure and be very descriptive, and yet flexible enough to accommodate future needs. ICD-10-PCS is fundamentally different from ICD-9-CM in its structure, organization, and capabilities. It was designed and developed to adhere to recommendations made by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS). It also incorporates input from a wide range of organizations, individual physicians, healthcare professionals, and researchers. Several structural attributes were recommended for a new procedure coding system. These attributes include :
- Multiaxial structure
ICD-10-PCS is a procedure coding system that will be used to collect data, determine payment, and support the electronic health record for all inpatient procedures performed in the United States.
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