fbpx

Blog

Coding Advice & Resources | HIA News

New ICD Codes and IPPS Changes for FY2021 (ICD-10-CM Diagnoses changes) – Part 1

New ICD Codes and IPPS Changes for FY2021 (ICD-10-CM Diagnoses changes) – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a 4 part series on the FY2021 changes to ICD-10 and the IPPS. In this part, we discuss some of the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis changes. Here is the breakdown: 72,616 total ICD-10-CM codes for FY2021; 490 new codes (2020 had 273 new codes); 58 deleted codes (2020 had 21 deleted codes); 47 revised codes (2020 had 30 revised codes)

read more
Coding Tip: Glasgow Coma Scale Coding OCG Update for FY2021

Coding Tip: Glasgow Coma Scale Coding OCG Update for FY2021

The coma scale codes (R40.2-) can be used in conjunction with traumatic brain injury codes, acute cerebrovascular disease or sequelae of cerebrovascular disease codes. These codes are primarily for use by trauma registries, but they may be used in any setting where this information is collected. The coma scale may also be used to assess the status of the central nervous system for other non-trauma conditions, such as monitoring patients in the intensive care unit regardless of medical condition.

read more

Let's get in touch

We're here to help.




Thank you.

Let's get in touch

We would like to learn about your business




Thank you.

Let's get in touch

We would like to learn about your business




Thank you.

Request Demo




Thank you.

Pin It on Pinterest