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National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, Announces the Following Meeting

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Name: ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting.

Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., September 27-28, 2007.

Place: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 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 2007 calendar year cycle on Thursday and Friday, September 27-28, 2007. 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

Tentative agenda items include:

Androgen insensitivity

Carcinoid tumors/neuroendocrine tumors

Decubitus ulcer expansion

Eosinophilic disorders

Fetal medicine

Functional incontinence

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Isolated systolic hypertension

Keratitis (Acanthamoeba and Fusarium)

Leukemia in relapse

Necrotizing enterocolitis

Retrolental fibroplasia

Secondary diabetes

Ventilator-associated pneumonia

Wound disruption

Addenda (Diagnoses)

ICD-10-CM Update

Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation

Laparoscopic colectomy

Laparoscopic deployed inguinal hernia repair mesh

Oversewing of atrial appendage

Bi-ventricular replacement

Intra-aneurysm sac pressure

Direct aqueous oxygen infusion therapy


Intravascular chemography

Intravascular pressure measurement

Percutaneous tracheostomy

Repair of the annulus fibrosus

Surgical gel implantation

Addenda (Procedures)

ICD-10-Procedure Classification System (PCS) update.

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Amy Blum, Medical Systems Specialist, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, NCHS, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, e-mail, telephone 301-458-4106 (diagnosis), Mady Hue, Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Acute Care, CMS, 7500 Security Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland, 21244, e-mail, telephone 410-786-4510 (procedures).

Notice: Because of increased security requirements CMS has instituted stringent procedures for entrance into the building by non-government employees. Persons without a government I.D. will need to show an official form of picture I.D., (such as a drivers license), and sign-in at the security desk upon entering the building.

Those who wish to attend a specific ICD-9-CM C&M meeting in the CMS auditorium must submit their name and organization for addition to the meeting visitor list. Those wishing to attend the September 27-28, 2007 meeting must submit their name and organization by September 20, 2007 for inclusion on the visitor list. This visitor list will be maintained at the front desk of the CMS building and used by the guards to admit visitors to the meeting. Those who attended previous ICD-9-CM C&M meetings will no longer be automatically added to the visitor list. You must request inclusion of your name prior to each meeting you attend.

Register to attend the meeting on-line at:​apps/​events/​.

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.

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Diane C. Allen,

Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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[FR Doc. E7-16903 Filed 8-24-07; 8:45 am]