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New ICD-10 Codes Address Human Trafficking

October 02, 2018 Episode 342
Talk Ten Tuesdays
New ICD-10 Codes Address Human Trafficking
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
New ICD-10 Codes Address Human Trafficking
Oct 02, 2018 Episode 342
Chuck Buck | Erica Remer, MD | Larry Field, DO | Leslie Krigstein | Glenn Krauss | Nelly Leon-Chisen
Twenty-nine new ICD-10 codes that are expected to leverage the ability of providers to document clients who might be at risk of sex and labor exploitation went into effect Oct. 1.
Show Notes

Twenty-nine new ICD-10 codes that are expected to leverage the ability of providers to document clients who might be at risk of sex and labor exploitation go into effect Oct. 1.

Reporting on this developing story during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays is Nelly Leon-Chisen, the director of coding and classification for the American Hospital Association (AHA). The new codes will serve as the official diagnoses used to describe diseases, causes of diseases, and deaths related to human trafficking.

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