Guidelines for coding are included on theCD-ROM.
They have been approved by the Cooperating Parties and the Editorial
Advisory Board for Coding Clinic for the ICD-9-CM.
Note: These guidelines were created on
08/06/2008 and are effective as of 10/01/2008.
conversion table for diagnostic and procedural code changes between
1986-2008 is provided to assist users in data retrieval. The table shows
the date the new code became effective and its previously assigned code
equivalent. New codes effective October 1, 2008, are shown in bold.
Note: This Conversion table
was updated on
replacing a pervious update of 07/17/08, to include the new procedure
Code Conversion Table.60 pp.
annual update to ICD-9-CM is provided as addenda changes to the index and
tabular list of ICD-9-CM, effective October 1, 2008.
In the index, additions are
marked with bold and underlining, revisions are marked with
bold, underlining and italic, while deletions
are marked with bold and strikeout.
Note: These addenda were updated on
Index Addenda.52 pp.
Tabular Addenda.72 pp.
Tabular 5th digits.
Note: These addenda were
Index Addenda Errata.1
Tabular Addenda Errata.1 pp.