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ADDITIONAL E-CODE
05-Apr-2007
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Injury Information

 

 

Definition

     Additional E-code used to describe, for example, a mass casualty event,

or other external cause. 

 

Additional Information

  • E-codes are used to auto-generate two calculated fields: Trauma Type: (Blunt, Penetrating, Burn) and Intentionality (based upon CDC matrix).
  • ICD-9-CM Codes were retained over ICD-10 due to CMS’s continued use of ICD-9.

 

 

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