International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Other Coding Revisions to NCDs - October 2021

MLN Matters Number: MM12279
Related CR Release Date: May 21, 2021
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10817OTN
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 12279
Effective Date: October 1, 2021
Implementation Date: October 4, 2021

CR 12279 tells you about updates of ICD-10 conversions and other coding updates specific to National Coverage Determinations (NCDs). These changes result from:

  • Newly available codes
  • Separate NCD coding revisions
  • Coding feedback received

Previous NCD coding changes are available. At that site, you will find other CRs concerning policy NCDs. Also, see the NCD spreadsheets for CR 12279.

CMS isn’t including any policy changes this ICD-10 quarterly update. CMS covers NCD policy changes using the current, longstanding NCD process. Make sure your billing staff knows of these changes.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)12279.


            Last Updated Wed, 02 Jun 2021 20:11:45 +0000