Private Clinics and the ICD 10Created by:
ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or diseases.
The ICD 10 is commonly used in hospital and public clinic settings but what about private clinics?
For any healthcare professional who have experience working in clinics, do you know about the ICD 10? As a private clinic operator, is ICD 10 consider an important code to use? What is the motivation factor for the doctor’s to code their diagnosis into ICD 10?