On April 27th CMS released the FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule. 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.
|Body System||New Codes|
|Heart and Great Vessels||9|
|Lymphatic and Hemic Systems||4|
|Hepatobiliary System and Pancreas||9|
|Head and Facial Bones||3|