ICD-10-CM official guidelines for coding and reporting – FY2021 (Updated January 1, 2021)

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“The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), two departments within the U.S. Federal Government’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provide the following guidelines for coding and reporting using the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). These guidelines should … Read More

New codes for COVID-19

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In an unprecedented move, the CDC has approved new codes for COVID-19 effective with dates of stay January 1, 2021 or later. Code changes are reserved for October 1 each year with April 1 as a date for emergency changes. April 1, 2020 was the effective date for the U07.1 … Read More

FY 2021 PDPM ICD-10 mappings posted

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CMS has posted the ICD-10 PDPM Mappings for FY2021 on this webpage.  Scroll down the page to find: https://www.cms.gov/files/zip/fy-2021-pdpm-icd-10-mappings.zip-0 is the direct link to this .zip file. You’ll find these spreadsheets when you access that .zip file. Want to keep up with the changing COVID-19 situation in skilled nursing? Subscribe … Read More

FY 2021 ICD-10-CM official guidelines for coding and reporting posted

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The FY 2021 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting have been posted a bit earlier than usual this year.  The 126-page document provides the guidelines for diagnosis coding.  These guidelines are to be used from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. Note: This (document) replaces the FY 2020 … Read More

ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes: FY 2021 available – they have their own page now

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FY 2021 ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes are available on the 2021 ICD-10-CM webpage. The 2021 ICD-10-CM files below contain information on the ICD-10-CM updates for FY 2021. These 2021 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 and for patient encounters occurring … Read More