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How Many Codes R There?

  1. Question How Many Codes R There?
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    My name is Morgan and I am looking for some valuable information. One of the physicians in the practice that I work for has been asked to give a speech regarding how the EMR works & what are the advantages & disadvantages of having the EMR. This physician has asked me for the total number of CPC codes and ICD-9 codes. I have googled it, contacted my coding mentor, asked several other local CPC's and I cannot find the answers. Is there anyone out there who can help me?

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    Morgan
    mwells1004@aol.com

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    http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/feb...bursement1.asp


    "For example, the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code set has about 13,000 codes, but there are approximately 68,000 codes under ICD-10-CM."

    http://www.med.ufl.edu/complian/Q&A/cpt-codes.html

    "There are approximately 7,800 CPT codes ranging from 00100 through 99499."

    I don't know how reliable this is, but this is what I came up with.

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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    Thanks Laura!

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    Outside of sitting down and counting every code in both manuals, which would take quite some time, I suggest you just tell him "thousands."
    Maryann

    Maryann C. Palmeter, CPC, CENTC, CPCO

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    Maryann LOL that was a great answer LOL
    Candice Fenildo, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CPB, CENTC, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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