HealthLeaders Media April 19, 2022
Amanda Norris

CMS suggests 1,495 total changes to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set in the FY 2023 IPPS proposed rule.

Brain illness and injury, with a focus on dementia-related diagnoses, occupy a high volume of the 1,495 proposed changes to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set by CMS in the fiscal year (FY) 2023 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule.

At the same time, CMS also introduced a minimal amount of new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes, including codes for reporting knee joint replacements.

Once finalized, these ICD-10-CM/PCS code changes will be used by the revenue cycle’s coding team starting October 1.

CMS’ proposed code changes also include a reissue the COVID-19 vaccine status-related ICD-10-CM codes and the COVID-19 vaccine administration ICD-10-PCS codes that...

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