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The proposed ICD-10 code changes — released with the FY2025 Hospital Inpatient PPS (IPPS) proposed rule on April 10 –  include three new codes to better track the severity of patients with hypoglycemia.
The proposed rule includes 252 new codes, 13 revised code descriptors and 36 codes deemed invalid. If finalized, these changes would take effect Oct. 1.
The CDC posted updated FY2024 ICD-10-CM guidelines on Monday, Jan. 22, which included a sequencing update for sepsis due to postprocedural infection.
The CDC recently released tabular addenda changes to the ICD-10 code set, effective April 1. Among the changes are revisions to the “Excludes 2” note found under J45 (Asthma).
If you're wondering what diagnosis code to report in support of preoperative Covid-19 screening tests, the FY 2024 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting has the answer: Assign code Z11.52 (Encounter for screening for COVID-19), the newly updated guidelines instruct.
Prepare for several hundred new ICD-10-CM codes now finalized to take effect Oct. 1. On June 16, CMS announced the additions of 395 new diagnosis codes, 25 deletions to the ICD-10-CM code set and 13 revisions. In addition, there are hundreds of changes to tabular instructions added in the addenda for the FY 2024 code set.


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