General Question for the Week of May 2, 2016

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Has CMS issued the updated list of ICD-10 codes for the next fiscal year?

Answer:

Yes. The list includes almost 2,000 new ICD-10-CM codes and more than 3,500 new ICD-10-PCS codes. Other codes are being considered as well. 

The new and revised codes take effect October 1, 2016 and can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd9cm_maintenance.htm

Disclaimer: Every reasonable effort was made to ensure the accuracy of this information at the time it was published. However, due to the nature of industry changes over time we cannot guarantee its validity after the year it was published.