Procedural classification

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Dec 2018

At the end of October of 2018, DIMDI has published the preliminary version of the procedure catalogue for the coming year. MTRC will report about new procedures and other changes included in the catalogue after the release of the official version in the beginning of 2019. Read more

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Nov 2018

The Clinical Coding and Schedule Development Group develops and maintains procedural and diagnostics nomenclature for private payers in England. In October, eight new procedure codes for operations on joints, morcellation of uterine leiomyomas, transurethral water vapour and water jet ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms and transoral surgery have been added to the CCSD Schedule. Read more

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Nov 2018

In October, Danish Health Authority published new codes for the Health Care Classification System, including one surgical, nine medical codes and two codes for ultrasound diagnostics. These codes are used to classify procedures in the Danish DRG system. Read more

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Aug 2018

In June 2018, Danish Health Authority published new codes for the Health Care Classification System, including two surgical, two medical procedure codes and three codes for MRI diagnostics. These codes are used to classify procedures in Danish DRG system. Read more

09

Apr 2018

In April 2018, Danish Health Authority published 163 new codes for the Health Care Classification System, including five diagnosis codes, 34 surgical and 29 medical procedure codes. These codes are used to classify procedures in Danish DRG system. Read more

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Mar 2018

In January 2018, Danish Health Authority published 96 new codes for the Health Care Classification System. These codes are used to classify procedures in Danish DRG system. Read more

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Jan 2018

Applications for creation of new codes, removal of code or changes to existing codes and code description can be submitted by the Norwegian Directorate of Health. Read more

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Jan 2018

The German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI) opened the annual application process for procedure codes (OPS) in the inpatient sector. Applications can be submitted by medical societies and other associations within the German healthcare system Deadline for applications is February 28th 2018 and the new codes will be incorporated in the OPS version effective from 2019. Read more

12

Dec 2017

Eight new medical procedure codes for obstetric, urological, gynecological and vascular interventions will be added to the Swedish Classification of non-surgical medical interventions (KMÅ) in 2018. Read more

07

Dec 2017

Eight new surgical procedure codes for otorhinolaryngologic, colorectal and orthopedic interventions will be added to the Swedish Classification of surgical interventions (KKÅ) in 2018. Read more

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Nov 2017

The Nomenclature is used to code all health care interventions in public sector. It is a foundation for payment using Russian diagnosis-related groups. Nomenclature will come into force 1st of January 2018. Read more

03

Oct 2017

New procedure codes will be created for stem cell procedures, extracorporeal techniques (including hemodialysis and CO2 removal), surgical interventions, including growth-controlling spinal correction, transposition of peripheral nerve, interventions on veins, and percutaneous image-guided procedures (including code for pressure measurement in coronary arteries and additional code for drug-eluting balloon). Classification will be enabled from January 1, 2018. Read more