What's that disease called? Overview of icd package

Intro There are many illnesses and diseases known to man. How do the various stakeholders in the medical science industry classify the same illness? The illness will need to be coded in a standardized manner to aid in fair reimbursements and concise reporting of diseases. The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) provides this uniform coding system. The ICD “is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes.