National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, announces the following modifications to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM), Supplementary Classification of External Causes of Injury and Poisoning. These codes will become effective October 1, 2008.
External Cause Tabular
New code E927.0 Overexertion from sudden strenuous movement. Sudden trauma from strenuous movement
New code E927.1 Overexertion from prolonged static position
New code E927.2 Excessive physical exertion from prolonged activity
New code E927.3 Cumulative trauma from repetitive motion
New code E927.4 Cumulative trauma from repetitive impact
New code E927.8 Other overexertion and strenuous and repetitive movements or loads
New code E927.9 Unspecified overexertion and strenuous and repetitive movements or loads
Contact Person for Additional Infor mation:
Donna Pickett, Medical Systems Specialist, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, NCHS, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, e-mail email@example.com, telephone 301-458-4434. The complete diagnosis addenda may be accessed on the NCHS Web site using the URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/ftpserv/ftpicd9/ftpicd9.htm#addenda.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to modifications to the ICD-9-CM, for both CDC and the Start Printed Page 46300Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.Start Signature
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E8-18284 Filed 8-7-08; 8:45 am]
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