CMS updates list of ICD-10 codes exempt from present-on-admission reporting

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated its list of ICD-10 diagnosis codes that do not require a Present On Admission indicator on Medicare inpatient prospective payment system claims in fiscal year 2016. CMS will provide an update on ICD-10 implementation during a National Provider Call Aug. 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Experts from the AHA and American Health Information Management Association also will offer coding guidance and tips during the call. To register, click here. Health care claims must include ICD-10 codes for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures beginning Oct. 1. For more on the transition to ICD-10, including a checklist for the ICD-10 homestretch, visit www.aha.org or www.cms.gov.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Medicare, ICD-10, coding

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