(International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification)
Note: As of October 1, 2015, ICD-9-CM has been replaced by ICD-10-CM. In most cases, ICD-9-CM codes should only be used on claims for dates of service on or before September 30, 2015.
The information below provides guidance on various ICD-9 coding topics, but speech-language pathologists should also contact payers for final coverage and coding decisions.
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