National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Data Policy and Standards Staff, announces the following meeting.
Name: ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting.
Times and Dates: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., November 1-2, 2001.
Place: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)(formerly The Health Care Financing Administration) Auditorium, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland.
Status: Open to the public.
Purpose: The ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee will hold its final meeting of the 2001 calendar year cycle on Thursday and Friday Nov. 1-2, 2001. The C&M meeting is a public forum for the presentation of proposed modifications to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth-Revision, Clinical Modification.
Matters To Be Discussed: Agenda items include:
Discussion on use of V codes for procedures
Facial droop following CVA
Ectopic pregnancy with uterine pregnancy
Pulmonary complications of cystic fibrosis
West Nile Virus
Paint ball injury
Abnormal pap smear
Implantation of intramuscular electrodes
Brain wafer chemotherapy
Cardiac resynchronization therapy
Implantation of neosphincter
Spinal procedures-360 fusion, Interbody Fusion Devices, InFUSE bone grafts
Repair of Aneurysm/Arteriovenous malformation
Infusion of Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated)
Adhesion barriers for abdominal surgery
Extra-corporeal immunoadsorption (ECI)
Administration of inhaled nitric oxide
Injection or infusion of Human B-type natriuretic peptide (hBNP)
For Further Information Contact: Amy Blum, Medical Classification Specialist, Data Policy and Standards Staff, NCHS, 6526 Belcrest Road, Room 1100, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone 301/458-4106 (diagnosis), Amy Gruber, Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Acute Care, CMS, 7500 Start Printed Page 51050Security Blvd., Room C4-07-07, Baltimore, Maryland, 21244 telephone 410-786-1542 (procedures).
Notice: In the interest of security, (CMS) has instituted stringent procedures for entrance into the building by non-government employees. Persons without a government I.D. will need to show a photo I.D. and sign-in at the security desk upon entering the building.
Notice: This is a public meeting. However, because of fire code requirements, should the number of attendants meet the capacity of the room the meeting will be closed.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.Start Signature
Dated: October 1, 2001.
Carolyn J. Russell,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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