UASI Training for FY2020 ICD-10-CM Updates

The annual updates to the ICD-10 and MS-DRG systems have been finalized and will be effective October 1. The ICD-10 and MS-DRG updates reflect the final Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule for fiscal year 2020. You can see the details on IPPS here.

Other highlights of the ICD-10-CM changes, include:

  • There are 273 new codes, 21 deleted codes and 30 new code revisions.
  • Updated guidelines for pressure ulcer stages, pressure-induced deep tissue damage, iatrogenic injuries, physeal fractures, multiple unspecified drugs, coding for complications, and counseling.
  • 30+ new codes to Chapter 12, Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00 – L99) as well as Chapter 17, Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00 – Q99).
  • 75+ new codes to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00 – T88) and Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity (V00 – Y99).

The UASI training video provides full details.

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This is the first of three one-hour video training courses we will be sharing. The next two training videos – covering ICD-10-PCS and MS-DRG updates– will be ready in September. Outpatient coders only need ICD-10-CM training, while inpatient coders need all three.

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