11/18/2009

The National Library of Medicine released a draft of a map integrating the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms with the ICD-9 billing code system, and will be seeking comments from users for two months, starting Dec. 1. "The results from this test will inform and influence the development of related maps including SNOMED CT to ICD-10-CM," said NLM Deputy Director Betsy Humphreys.

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