New ICD-9-CM Diagnostic Codes for Fiscal Year 2008


On October 1, 2007, the new ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure codes go into effect. This article summarizes these fiscal year 2008 changes.
Infant and Wound Botulism

Botulism is defined as neuromuscular poisoning from Clostridium botulinum toxin. Code 040.42 descr....