AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 4

Update - ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and ICD-10 Code Set Freeze

There are no new/revised ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes, or changes to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year (FY) 2016, because of the partial code set freeze in preparation of ICD-10 implementation. The following link is to the current ICD-10-CM guidelines: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/icd/10cmguidelines_2016_Final.pdf Effective October 1, 2015, there have been limited code updates to the ICD-10-PCS code sets to capture new technologies as required by section 503(a) of Pub. L. 108-173. The ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee has continued to meet twice yearly during the partial freeze. At these meetings, the public agreed that...

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