ICD-10-CM Updates Effective October 1st, 2018

The CDC has released the updated ICD-10-CM code file. On October 1, 2018 the 2019 ICD-10-CM coding updates will take effect. Changes this year include:

  • 320 new codes
  • 48 truncated codes
  • 109 revised descriptors
  • 3 deleted codes

Not to worry! All the systems behind the Zebu Compliance products that you rely on are already updated and we prepared the document below to summarize all the changes for you.  Please download it as a reference!

Sources:

2018-ICD-10-Diagnosis-Code-Changes-Summary

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd10cm.htm