Tag: Pneumonia Codes

New COVID-19-Related ICD-10-CM Codes Take Effect

International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) broke from the usual release schedule and implemented the following six new codes related to COVID-19 on Jan. 1 and issued accompanying guidelines. Z20.822 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to COVID-19 For asymptomatic individuals with actual or suspected exposure to COVID-19, assign code Z20.822. For symptomatic […]
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New COVID-19 Codes Coming

Twice a year, in March and September, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee meets, and the public is encouraged to participate. I personally find it extremely rewarding. I feel like I am contributing to the evolution of the ICD-10-CM code set. I had aspired to attend in […]
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