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: www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes
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: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee- for-Service- Payment/AcutelnpatientPPS/index. html?redirect=/ AcutelnpatientPPS/IP PS/list.asp.
- June, 2016 Final addendum posted on web pages as follows:Diagnosis addendum – http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icdlOcm. htm Procedure addendum –http://cms.hhs.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD IO/index.html
The Committee will meet on September 13-14, 2016 with webcasts available at www.ems.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes/ meetings.html with the summary report of the diagnosis part on the NCHS homepage at www.cdc.gov/nchs
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 :: www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd10cm.htm
Procedure addendum will be at www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10