CMS has posted the ICD-10 PDPM mappings for FY2021. This is a .zip file.
“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
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
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
Lots of folks are making statements about physician documentation linking positive test results and not being able to code based on lab results. When coding COVID 19, there are exceptions in both cases. COVID 19 guidelines Code only confirmed cases. Code only a confirmed diagnosis of the 2019 novel coronavirus … Read More
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