In the world, the people are getting lot of diseases. People are taking Health Insurance Policies to cover the risk of Medical Expenses.
In Health Insurance, Medical Expenses for the various diseases are reimbursed through Health Insurance Claims.
Various diseases that are covered under Health Insurance are classified and a code is allocated for every disease name to have proper accountability of payments for each diseases.
This type of classification of code is done by World Health Organisation and evolved as International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9)