- Medical Malpractice
- Birth Injuries
- Estate Planning
- Real Estate
There is a long list of potential benefits to EHR’s.
Consult any list of the potential benefits that electronic records purportedly offer over paper records and you will find the following points being made. Electronic records allegedly:
Health and Human Services Final Rule regarding standards and certification criteria for EHR technology directs that ICD-9-CM [International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification] or SNOMED CT [Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms] are the code sets which must be included in Certified EHR Technology.
The ICD-9-CM is the official system of assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures in the United States. Most attorneys associate this system with billing codes for medical procedures.
As of October 2, 2013, however, the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS should replace the ICD-9-CM in all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act transactions.