CMS Posts Final Full Update for 2012 ICD-9 Codes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the final version of new, revised, and invalid ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes for 2012 on its website June 17. The updated code set will be effective for dates of service on or after Oct. 1.

Review the summary tables on the CMS website, or go to the National Center for Health Statistics’ (NCHS’) website to download the final addendum, posted June 30, providing complete information on tabular and index changes to ICD-9-CM procedure and diagnosis codes for 2012.

CMS Transmittal 2246, issued June 24, includes both summary tables and final addendum.

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7 Responses to “CMS Posts Final Full Update for 2012 ICD-9 Codes”

  1. Linda Kobayashi says:

    Where can I find a discussion and explanation/rationale for the ICD-9-CM 2012 updates?

  2. Linda Kobayashi says:

    Where can I find a discussion, explanation/rationale for the 2012 ICD-9-CM updates?

  3. brad says:

    Those who purchase their ICD-9 from AAPC by Labor Day get a free booklet explaining the new codes with rationales.

  4. same here ...i cant find the updates either says:

    2P 5Z

  5. HollyOwen says:

    Same here I mean….i cant find the updated either…

  6. JERLIN says:

    GOOD

  7. Maribel says:

    The only documentation I found is at:

    http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes/summarytables.html

    stating there are no new, revised or deleted ICD-9-CM procedures codes effective 10.1.2012. However, there are changes as that is the same link as AAPC has which we can not find. Code 00.95 injection or infusion of glucarpidase is the only new codes for ICD-9 procedure code

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