AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4
Changes to the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Effective October 1, 2016, there are changes to the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The complete set of guidelines are not shown in their entirety; only those guidelines that have been added or modified are included below. The complete guidelines may be downloaded by visiting https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/2017-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html. The modifications are published below using the following format: Narrative changes appear in bold text (e.g., arteries)Items underlined have been moved within the guidelines since October 1, 2016 (e.g., artery sites)Deletions are shown as strikeouts (e.g., artery sites) B2.1a The procedure codes in the...
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