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ICD-10-CM changes: The 21 codes deleted for FY 2020

ICD-10-CM changes: The 21 codes deleted for FY 2020
Rachel Tirabassi

By Kelly Gooch for Becker’s Hospital Review

CMS has provided ICD-10-CM coding updates for fiscal year 2020 that include 273 additions 21 deletions and 30 revisions, according to the American Health Information Management Association.

The 21 deletions for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30:

  1. D813 Adenosine deaminase [ADA] deficiency
  2. H8141 Vertigo of central origin, right ear
  3. H8142 Vertigo of central origin, left ear
  4. H8143 Vertigo of central origin, bilateral
  5. H8149 Vertigo of central origin, unspecified ear
  6. I481 Persistent atrial fibrillation
  7. I482 Chronic atrial fibrillation
  8. Q660 Congenital talipes equinovarus
  9. Q661 Congenital talipes calcaneovarus
  10. Q6621 Congenital metatarsus primus varus
  11. Q6622 Congenital metatarsus adductus
  12. Q663 Other congenital varus deformities of feet
  13. Q664 Congenital talipes calcaneovalgus
  14. Q667 Congenital pes cavus
  15. Q669 Congenital deformity of feet, unspecified
  16. Q796 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  17. Q871 Congenital malformation syndromes predominantly associated with short stature
  18. R828 Abnormal findings on cytological and histological examination of urine
  19. T670XXA Heatstroke and sunstroke, initial encounter
  20. T670XXD Heatstroke and sunstroke, subsequent encounter
  21. T670XXS Heatstroke and sunstroke, sequela

Access the full list of additions, deletions and revisions here.