Many IECMH providers use DC:0–5 for clinical assessment of infants and young children and for treatment planning. But in order to receive compensation for their services, they are forced to use codes for older individuals. DC:0–5 Crosswalks have been developed to aid providers in this conversion.
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The Diagnostic Classification Revision Task Force is updating and revising the DC:0-3R—a 3-year process that began in March 2013. The updated manual, titled DC:0-5™, is now available.