Train everyone ICD-10 Timeline for 2017 revisions. 

Revisions and additions to the ICD-10CM are a product of the ICD-10 Coordination  and Maintenance Committee which meets periodically during the year to present and discuss recommendations for code changes and additions to the ICD-10 system.

For those of you who want to follow the process, the Committee met on March 9 and 10, 2016 and both the webcast and the summary report are now available on their respective webpages.

Webcast of the March 9-10, 2016 ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting will be posted on the CMS webpage as follows:

Summary report of the Diagnosis part of the March 10, 2016 ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting report will be posted on the NCHS webpage as follows: www.cdc. gov/nchs/icd/icd9cm maintenance.htm

On April 1st, an announcement was made; “There were no requests for ICD-10 codes to capture new diseases or technology for implementation on April 1, 2016. Therefore, there will be no new ICD-10 codes implemented on April 1,2016.

To follow the process, we offer the following timeline as published by the Committee;

  • April 8, 2016 Deadline for receipt of public comments on proposed new codes and revisions discussed at the March 9-10, 2016 ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meetings for implementation on October 1,2016.
  • April General; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to be published in the Federal Register as mandated by Public Law 99-509. This notice will include references to the complete and finalized FY 2017 ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10- PCS procedure codes. It will also include proposed revisions to the MS­ DRG system based on ICD-10-CMIPCS codes on which the public may comment. The proposed rule can be accessed at: for-Service- Payment/AcutelnpatientPPS/index. html?redirect=/ AcutelnpatientPPS/IP PS/list.asp.
  • June, 2016  Final addendum posted on web pages as follows:Diagnosis addendum – htm Procedure addendum –  IO/index.html

The Committee will meet on September 13-14, 2016 with webcasts available at meetings.html with the summary report of the diagnosis part on the NCHS homepage at

October 1, 2016 the new and revised ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes go into effect with the associated DRG changes.  The final addendum will be available as follows:

Diagnosis addendum ::

Procedure addendum will be at