Coding Human Trafficking Cases

Coding the medical record when a human trafficking victim is treated in a healthcare faciltiy is an important part of performance improvement. Proper coding of human trafficking can help reveal trends in occurrence and aid in development of support services and new programs aimed at prevention.

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    Coding for Human Trafficking

    ICD-10-CM coding guide for human trafficking. Effective in 2019, unique ICD-10-CM codes are available for data collection on adult or child forced labor or sexual exploitation, either confirmed or suspected.

    TAGS: IDC10CM, 2019, data, Collection, Adult, Children, Sexual, exploitation