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.