2018 ICD-10-CM Code Changes: Are You Ready?

2018 ICD-10-CM Code Changes: Are You Ready?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) will be making ICD-10-CM code changes to 728 diagnosis codes that become effective October 1, 2017. This month, CMS released the 360 new codes, 226 revised codes and 142 deleted codes for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2017 forward. Claims that have a service date of September 30, 2017, or earlier, must use the 2017 codes.

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