10a NCAC 26d .0705 DIAGNOSTIC CODING
The Department shall code diagnoses for clients using the following diagnostic systems:
(1) Mental illness or mental retardation shall be diagnosed according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition ‑ Revised (DSM‑IV‑R).
(2) Physical disorders shall be diagnosed according to Interational Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD‑9‑CM).
History Note: Authority G.S. 148‑19(d);
Eff. January 4, 1994;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.