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Notice of Meeting of the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee

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

Name: ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee meeting.

Time and Date: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., September 19, 2012.

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 19, 2012, must submit their name and organization by September 10, 2012, 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:

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: Tentative agenda items include: September 19, 2012.

ICD-10 Topics:

ICD-10 Implementation Announcements

Expansion of Thoracic Aorta Body Part Under Heart and Great Vessels System

Addendum Issues (Temporary Therapeutic Endovascular Occlusion of Vessel, changing body part from thoracic aorta to abdominal aorta)


ICD-10 HAC Translations

ICD-10 MCE Translations

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Topics:

Age related macular degeneration

Bilateral mononeuropathy

Bilateral option for cerebrovascular codes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Complications of urinary devices

Diabetic macular edema

Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

Maternal care for previous Cesarean section/previous uterine incision

Metatarsus varus (congenital metatarsus adductus)

Microscopic colitis

Mid-cervical region and coding of spinal cord injuries

Multifocal motor neuropathy

Parity to supervision of pregnancy codes

Proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Retinal vascular occlusions

Salter Harris fractures


Shin splints

Spontaneous rupture/disruption of tendon

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.


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 Web sites prior to the meeting at and

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 dfp4@cdc.govmailto:, 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.

Dated: August 9, 2012.

Catherine Ramadei,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-20019 Filed 8-14-12; 8:45 am]