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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 (C&M) Committee meeting.

Time and Date: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., September 18-19, 2013.

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. We will be broadcasting the meeting live via Webcast at hhtp://​live/​.

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 the September 18-19, 2013, ICD-9-CM C&M meeting must submit their name and organization by September 6, 2013, 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 wish attend.

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

Please contact Mady Hue (410-786-4510 or, 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, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification and ICD-10-Procedure Coding System.

Matters To Be Discussed: Agenda items include: September 18-19, 2013.

ICD-10 Topics:

Insertion of bone graft

Implantation of neurostimulation device

ICD-10 Updates

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Topics:

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Hearing Loss

Low lying placenta

Mental and Behavioral disorders

Neurology topics

Observation and evaluation for newborns

Oromaxillofacial Disorders

Pediatric topics

Periorbital and Preseptal Cellulitis

Periprosthetic Fractures

Traumatic Brain Injury

Unintended awareness under general anesthesia

Vaccine and prophylactic immunotherapy administration ICD-10-CM Addendum

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.


CMS and NCHS will no longer provide paper copies of handouts for the Start Printed Page 53149meeting. Electronic copies of all meeting materials will be posted on the CMS and NCHS Web sites prior to the meeting at​ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes/​03_​meetings.asp#TopOfPage and​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, email, telephone 301-458-4434 (diagnosis); Mady Hue, Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Acute Care, CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland, 21244, email, telephone 410-786-4510 (procedures).

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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Catherine Ramadei,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-20976 Filed 8-27-13; 8:45 am]