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    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the addition to the ICD-10-PCS code set 12 new codes that will help identify treatments for COVID-19 effective August 1, 2020.  Among the new codes are Section X New Technology codes for the introduction or infusion of therapeutics including Remdesivir and convalescent plasma, as well as any future new therapeutic substance for the treatment of COVID-19 that does not have a unique name. Concurrently, CMS also released the new ICD-10 MS-DRGs Grouper software package to accommodate these new codes, Version 37.2 effective August 1, 2020.  The new codes will not affect the MS-DRG assignment. Detailed information is found here.

    Separately, the frequently asked questions on COVID-19 jointly developed and approved by the American Hospital Association’s Central Office on ICD-10-CM/PCS and the American Health Information Management Association were recently updated to include questions related to post COVID-19 manifestations, post acute care encounters and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) due to COVID-19.

    (7/30/2020)

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  • The FY 2021 ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines are available for download on the CDC’s website.

     

    (7/7/2020)

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  • The FY 2021 ICD-10-CM diagnosis code version is available for download on the CDC’s website. The updated official coding guidelines will be posted at a later.

    The FY 2021 ICD-10-PCS procedure code updates including a complete list of code titles and updated official coding guidelines are posted on the CMS website . 

    (6/30/2020)

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  • The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that the CPT® Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that will help streamline data-driven resource planning and allocation in the battle against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise.  Detailed information found here.

    (3/16/2020)

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  • Detailed addenda for new ICD-10-CM code for vaping-related disorder to be implemented April 1, 2020 released. 

    (1/7/2020)

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  • New ICD-10-CM code for vaping-related disorder to be implemented April 1, 2020. Find out more here.

    (12/10/2019)

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  • The ICD-10-CM Cooperating Parties have approved coding guidance for vaping related lung injuries: See full information on CDC's website here.

    (10/17/2019)

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  • Welcome to the new Coding Clinic Advisor website!

    (9/23/2019)

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  • There was an omission in Coding Clinic Fourth Quarter 2018, page 23. Code O86.04, Sepsis following an obstetrical procedure, should have also been assigned.

    (11/1/2018)

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  • ICD-10-CM Coding for Human Trafficking. The first ICD-10-CM codes for classifying human trafficking abuse released. The AHA has released a fact sheet with more information.

    (8/1/2018)

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  • The ICD-10-CM FY 2019 version is available for download on the CMS website.

    (6/12/2018)

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  • The ICD-10-CM FY 2019 version is available for download on the CDC website.

    (6/12/2018)

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  • The FY 2019 ICD-10-PCS procedure code updates including a complete list of code titles are posted on the CMS website. The FY 2019 ICD-10-CM diagnosis code updates will be posted in June.

    (5/22/2018)

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