Tag Archive | "ICD-10-PCS"

Take a Peek at 2018 ICD-10-PCS Updates

Thursday, June 1, 2017

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It’s only June of 2017, but for coders that means it’s time to start watching for 2018 updates. ICD-10-PCS files are already available for review. This inpatient coding system, which changes to the 2018 version on Oct. 1, 2017, will see 3,562 new codes and 646 deletions for a total of 78,705 codes in the […]

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Ramp Up on Control and Creation Root Operation Changes for ICD-10-PCS 2017

Friday, September 2, 2016

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Hi, hospital coders! The countdown to ICD-10-PCS 2017 is on, bringing a grand total of 75,789 codes. While you’re checking out the 3,827 new codes in the code set, be sure to take note of some revisions and additions to root operation definitions, which are associated with a code’s third character. Let’s take a look […]

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Are You Ready for ICD-10-PCS?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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We hear a lot about ICD-10-CM implementation, but what about ICD-10-PCS? Well, the good news is that if you’re a physician coder, you won’t be using ICD-10-PCS — you’ll submit claims using CPT® like always, with ICD-10-CM for diagnosis coding. But if you are an inpatient coder or clinical documentation improvement professional, you will want […]

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