1. Explain how the NCHS is involved in the process of changes and modifications to the
ICD-9-CM codes. Use the following link explore the National Center for Health Statistics
website International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
(ICD-9-CM). Write two paragraphs.
2. Hospital billers and coders generally think that the purpose of diagnosis coding is only
billing (describing patient conditions and getting paid). Discuss other aspects of
diagnosis coding that could affect us on a personal level. Write one paragraph.
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