New healthcare codes to document human trafficking take effect Oct. 1: 4 things to know – Becker’s Hospital Review

New healthcare codes to document human trafficking take effect Oct. 1: 4 things to know – Becker’s Hospital Review

Written by Kelly Gooch | September 26, 2018 | Print  | Email

New ICD-10 codes to help healthcare providers document sex and labor exploitation take effect Oct. 1.

Here are four things to know ahead of the effective date:

1. The American Hospital Association, along with Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives and clinicians at Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital’s Freedom Clinic, worked with CMS to develop the 29 codes that were published in June.

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