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By Angie Stewart for Becker’s Hospital Review
Five key points:
- There were 71,932 ICD-10-CM codes for fiscal year 2019. The update includes 72,184 codes.
- CMS added 273 codes, deleted 21 codes and made 30 revisions to codes pertaining to various treatments.
- Additions included codes related to orbital wall fractures, eye examinations and neurostimulators.
- Revisions included changes to the codes for mid-cervical disc disorder and body mass index.
- The CDC and National Center for Health Statistics developed ICD-10-CM codes for outpatient medical coding and reporting in the U.S.
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