[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 116 (Tuesday, June 17, 1997)]
[Notices]
[Page 32819]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-15809]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


National Center for Health Statistics; ICD-9-CM E Code Revisions

AGENCY: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC), DHHS.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The National Center for Health Statistics has approved the 
following expansion to the External Cause Codes in the International 
Classification of Diseases, Ninth-Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-
9-CM). These ICD-9-CM E code revisions will become effective October 1, 
1997. The official government version of the ICD-9-CM that will include 
all of the ICD-9-CM code revisions effective October 1, 1997, can be 
found on the ICD-9-CM CD-ROM available through the Government Printing 
Office.

E922.4  Accident caused by air gun
E955.6  Suicide and self-inflicted injury by air gun
E968.6  Assault by air gun
E985.6  Injury of undetermined intent by air gun

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donna Pickett, R.R.A., Co-chair, ICD-
9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee, National Center for Health 
Statistics, CDC, telephone (301) 436-7050.

    Dated: June 10, 1997.
Jack Jackson,
Associate Director for Management and Operations, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 97-15809 Filed 6-16-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4163-18-P