New and Changed ICD-10-CM Codes Effective 10/1/2018
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8/14/2018
When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
3:00 pm- 4:30 pm
Where: United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli
203-774-4941


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The final 2019 codes were released by CMS on 6/11/18. A total of 615 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, including

279 new codes, 285 revised codes and 51 code deletions. In addition to the code changes, there are also hundreds of changes to the Tabular instructions and Alphabetic Index.

 

The final FY2019 code set includes 32 additional new codes that weren’t on the proposed list released April 24. Addition- ally, 285 codes underwent revision in the tabular section, which includes changes to code descriptions as well as tabular instructions. Although there are changes in 15 of the 21 chapters in the coding manual, this webinar will focus primarily on the changes that have the likelihood of impacting home health and hospice care and services provided.