Difference between ICD and CPT coding

What is the difference between ICD and CPT coding?

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Its simple! CPT code describes what was done to the patient during the consultation, including diagnostic, laboratory, radiology, and surgical procedures while the ICD code identifies a diagnosis and describes a disease or medical condition.CPT codes are more complex than ICD codes.

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The ICD-9 assigns a specific code to the diagnosis of the condition or disease being treated. … Conversely, the CPT book is a listing of descriptive terms and identifying codes for reporting medical services and procedures performed by doctors.