Proposed ICD-10-CM Changes

The ICD-10-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee met on March 9th and 10th to discuss proposed changes for 10/1/2021.  Use this link to access the “Proposal Packet” for details about the requests, https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd10cm_maintenance.htm

April 9th is the deadline for public comments.  The committee will meet again in September. 

Here are a few highlights of the requested changes: 

Endometriosis – expand category N80

New codes for “Encounter for PPD test reading”

Pediatric-to-Adult Transition Counseling

New codes for ‘flank’ anatomy, e.g., flank pain

Post COVID-19 Condition

SDoH will expand with better specificity

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