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The proposed ICD-10 code changes — released with the FY2024 Hospital Inpatient PPS (IPPS) proposed rule on April 10 — include new codes to enhance the tracking and progression of Parkinson’s disease, including codes for Parkinson’s disease with and without dyskinesia and Parkinsonism, unspecified.
You don’t have to implement new National Correct Coding Initiative edits this month. That means you have more time to focus on the ICD-10-CM update.
Come April 1, coders will have additional code options to further capture social determinants of health (SDOH) and abuse and neglect, as CDC released upcoming changes to both the code set and official guidelines on Jan. 9.
The CDC made a coding correction within the official ICD-10-CM Table of Drugs and Chemicals that was part of the FY2023 diagnosis coding update that took effect Oct. 1.
An "inadvertent error" in the Table of Drugs had listed an incorrect code under the "poisoning assault" category. Before the agency caught the misprint, the table mistakenly listed code T43.652 ...
Industry experts and coders alike will be pleased to see the inclusion of 69 new codes to further identify the stage of severity, as well as behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
These were included as part of the 1,176 new codes released June 10 with the FY2023 ICD-10 final code update. The code update also includes two hundred Tabular and Alpha Index changes. The CDC has also posted the FY2023 guidelines along with the code update. These changes will take effect Oct. 1.


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