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ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

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National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, announces the following meeting.

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

Time and Date: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., September 14, 2011.

Place: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Auditorium, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 240 people.

Security Considerations: Due to increased security requirements CMS has instituted stringent procedures for entrance into the building by non-government employees. Attendees will need to present valid government-issued picture identification, and sign-in at the security desk upon entering the building. Attendees who wish to attend a specific ICD-9-CM C&M meeting on September 14, 2011, must submit their name and organization by September 9, 2011, 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.

Participants 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.

Please register to attend the meeting on-line at: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/​apps/​events/​. Please contact Mady Hue (410-786-4510 or Marilu.hue@cms.hhs.gov), for questions about the registration process.

Purpose: The ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee 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:

September 14, 2011

ICD-10 Updates

2012 ICD-10-PCS.

2012 ICD-10-PCS GEM and Reimbursement Map Updates.

ICD-10-PCS Official Coding Guidelines.

ICD-10 MS-DRGs.

ICD-9-CM Procedure Topics

Electromagnetic Tip Tracked Sensor devices used in lung bronchoscopy and lung biopsy procedures.

Extracorporeal Heart and Lung Assist System, including Membrane Oxygenation, CO2 Removal.

ICD-10-PCS Topics

Implantable meshes.

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Topics

Aggressive periodontitis.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Chronic periodontitis.

Gingival recession.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Note:

CMS and NCHS will no longer provide paper copies of handouts for the meeting. Electronic copies of all meeting materials will be posted on the CMS and NCHS websites prior to the meeting at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/​ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes/​03_​meetings.asp#TopOfPage and http://www.cdc.gov/​nchs/​icd/​icd9cm_​maintenance.htm.

Contact Persons for Additional Information: Donna Pickett, Medical Systems Administrator, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, NCHS, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2337, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, e-mail dfp4@cdc.gov, telephone 301-458-4434 (diagnosis); Mady Hue, Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Acute Care, CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244, e-mail marilu.hue@cms.hhs.gov, telephone 410-786-4510 (procedures).

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated Start Printed Page 51986the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: August 10, 2011.

Elizabeth Millington,

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

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[FR Doc. 2011-21167 Filed 8-18-11; 8:45 am]

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