FY 2022 IPPS ICD-10-PCS Updates

On April 27th CMS released the FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule.[1] The proposal describes 127 new ICD-10-PCS codes, with a majority of the changes in the Surgery section. The Table below presents an outline of proposed changes to the surgery section by body system. In addition to the 79 new codes in the surgery section, there are 43 New Technology codes, 4 new codes in the Imaging section and finally 1 new code in the Extracorporeal or Systemic Assistance & Performance section.

Surgery

Body SystemNew Codes
Heart and Great Vessels9
Upper Arteries2
Lower Veins12
Lymphatic and Hemic Systems4
Hepatobiliary System and Pancreas9
Muscles2
Head and Facial Bones3
Upper Bones2
Lower Bones6
Upper Joints28
Total79

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1. FY 2022 IPPS Proposed Rule Home Page | CMS

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