ICD-10 2018 updates
The following ICD-10 2018 update information should be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018 and for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018.
Q: What’s Changed?
A: Many ICD-10 codes were removed, deleted, and replaced. To see a complete list of these codes, see the resources attached below.
Q: When does this go into effect?
A: The Director of NCHS and the Administrator of CMS make the final coding decisions. Changes take effect October 1st of each year. There is no grace period for implementing new ICD codes.
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