Human Trafficking

Aug 9, 2018
For the first time, 29 new ICD-10 codes will be available on Oct. 1 to allow providers to identify and assist victims of human trafficking and coding professionals to translate that information into data that will provide greater insights into the problem.  The AHA’s Hospitals Against…
Jul 17, 2018
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, with Catholic Health Initiatives and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative and Freedom Clinic, recently secured diagnostic codes that will allow health and medical professionals to identify victims of human trafficking they…
Jul 17, 2018
.container { position: relative; text-align: left; } .bottom-left { position: absolute; bottom: 0px; left: 30px; right: 50px; color: #FFFFFF; } The first ICD-10-CM codes for classifying human trafficking abuse have been released. See below for the latest coding…
Jul 17, 2018
  Human trafficking is a public health concern many hospitals and health systems are combating every day. It is a crime, occurring when a trafficker exploits an individual with force, fraud or coercion to make them perform commercial work or sex. Read more in the factsheet below.
Jul 17, 2018
Building Awareness of Human Trafficking Among Staff  UPCOMING EVENT  September 5 at 1PM ET: NHTTAC: Human Trafficking and Individuals with Disabilities Register for this NHTTAC 90-minute webinar that highlights emerging trends, case studies, and best practices for providing…
Jul 5, 2018
Download the 10 Red Flags infographic here   Resource adapted from materials developed by Catholic Health Initiatives. More resources here for identifying and assisting victims.
Jun 21, 2018
The Joint Commission has issued an advisory on human trafficking, which offers information and resources to help medical providers recognize and support victims. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics last week released the first ICD-10-CM codes for…
Jun 12, 2018
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics has released the first ICD-10-CM codes for classifying human trafficking abuse, as urged by the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative. The 29 human trafficking-related codes were included in the ICD-10-CM…
Jun 6, 2018
Webinars Human Trafficking Webinar Series with Dignity Health Human Trafficking 101: Dispelling the Myths This presentation is the first in a multi-part series in which Holly Austin Gibbs, Program Director of the Human Trafficking Response Program and Philip Brown, RN, BSN, Director of…