ICD-10 boosts accuracy in cause-of-death coding, study says

05/22/2012 | HealthLeaders Media

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy found a 42% higher rate of fatal falls among Americans age 65 and older from 1999 to 2007 after ICD-10 coding was implemented. The report, which appeared in the Public Health Reports journal this month, suggests ICD-10 could aid in the accurate coding of the underlying cause of death.

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