SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)

Format/Length:See DIAGNOSTIC CODING
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Notes:
SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is a classification of PATIENT DIAGNOSIS CODING SIGNIFICANCE.

For Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) purposes it is recommended that multiple Diagnoses are recorded and the CDS-XML Message (CDS Version 6 onwards) has been designed to carry as many Diagnoses as required.

 

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pluralSECONDARY DIAGNOSES (ICD)