New ICD-10 Codes in US, Specific for Sjögren’s Patients, in Effect

New ICD-10 Codes in US, Specific for Sjögren’s Patients, in Effect

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New ICD-10 Codes in US, Specific for Sjögren’s Patients, in Effect

After a four-year effort led by the Sjögren’s Foundation, new health statistics codes in the U.S. — known as ICD-10 codes — recognizing Sjögren’s syndrome as a distinctive condition from “sicca” are now in effect. The codes are officially known as the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems — ICD for short — and are designated by the National Center for Health Statistics. The classification system is used globally by healthcare systems, government agencies,…

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