The Effects of ICD Coding Transition on Neurologic Diagnoses

The Effects of ICD Coding Transition on Neurologic Diagnoses
The transition from the International Classification of Disease (ICD)-9 to ICD-10 coding system has important implications on clinical research as the prevalence of common neurologic diagnoses may be significantly impacted. Evidence suggests a dramatic reduction in prevalence of status epilepticus while the prevalence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, critical illness myopathy, intracerebral hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, and Parkinson disease increased significantly due ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2021-04-12By melissaalvarez