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ICD-10 CM and Structural Changes
By Valerie Fernandez, MBA, CPC, CPC-H, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer

ICD-10 CM offers more detailed coding opportunities than ICD-9, increasing the available codes from roughly 14,000 to approximately 72,000. Updates and advances in medicine and medical technology are more appropriately documented in ICD-10 CM due to the increase in specificity.

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