A summary of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) ICD-10-PCS changes effective October 1, 2021 is provided below. The addenda changes demonstrating the specific revisions to the code titles are not included in the explanations below. The FY 2022 ICD-10-PCS updates, including the complete list of ICD-10-PCS code titles, addenda, and a conversion Table showing changes from the previous year are available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website at https://www.cms.gov/medicare/icd-10/2022-icd-10-pcs.
There are 191 new ICD-10-PCS codes effective October 1, 2021. There were 62 revised code titles and 107 codes deleted.
The majority of new codes are in Section 0-Medical and Surgical and Section X-New Technology. There are also a small number of changes in Sections B-Imaging, 3-Administration, 4-Measurement and Monitoring, and 5-Extracorporeal or Systemic Assistance and Performance.
The specific changes are described below by section. Additions are shown as underlined, and deletions are shown as strikeouts in the excerpts from the ICD-10-PCS Tables below. The changes originate from public comments, CMS internal review, as well as questions submitted to Coding Clinic discussed by the Editorial Advisory Board for Coding Clinic with recommendations for more specific values.
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