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When did ICD 9 coding start

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When did ICD 9 coding start?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
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Expert:  Dimitry K., Esq. replied 6 years ago.
ICD 9 codes officially began in 1977 to ICD-9 as that was when the first time procedure codes were added, and the CM designation was included. The ICD system as a whole began in 1898 in the US.

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Edited by Dimitry Alexander Kaplun on 11/1/2010 at 5:50 AM EST
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