Final ICD-10-CM Codes for 2018 Contain a Few Surprises

Starting Oct. 1, it will be possible to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in remission from abuse of each of a variety of substances, including alcohol, opioids, cannabis and nicotine.

Those nine new codes are among 360 new, 142 deleted, and 226 revised diagnosis codes in the final 2018 update posted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to its website on June 13.

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Final ICD-10-CM Codes for 2018 Contain a Few Surprises

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Just Released: 2018 ICD-10-PCS Changes – AAPC Knowledge Center

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has released the code changes for ICD-10-PCS coding system. ICD-10-PCS codes were adopted under HIPAA for hospital inpatient healthcare settings to use for reporting procedures. Their guidelines help healthcare providers and coders to accurately identify procedures to be reported on healthcare claims.

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