Proposed framework for presenting injury data using ICD-10-CM external cause of injury codes


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Annest J, Hedegaard H, Chen L, Warner M, Small, E.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This report provides background information on ICD-10-CM, a comparison between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM external cause code sets, an overview of the proposed framework and the guiding principles used to construct it, and a list of major issues and recommended resolutions based on feedback from CDC’s health information specialists and subject matter experts in injury data and surveillance systems.