ICD-10-CM Coding Changes Released for FY 2020

July 2019 ~

CMS has provided ICD-10-CM coding updates for the fiscal year (FY), starting October 1, 2019 and ending September 30, 2020.

The updated codes are for discharges and patient encounters taking place in FY 2020. Of these code updates 273 codes were added, 21 were deleted, and 30 were revised.

A complete list of the 273 new codes for FY 2020 can be found, here.

Deleted codes for FY 2020:

  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

Code Revisions for FY 2020:

  1. B9621 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) O157 as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • Revise to: B9621 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] O157 as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  2. B9622 Other specified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • Revise to: B9622 Other specified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  3. B9623 Unspecified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • Revise to: B9623 Unspecified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  4. G43A0 Cyclical vomiting, not intractable
    • Revise to: G43A0 Cyclical vomiting, in migraine, not intractable
  5. G43A1 Cyclical vomiting, intractable
    • Revise to: G43A1 Cyclical vomiting, in migraine, intractable
  6. I70238 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration of other part of lower right leg
    • Revise to: I70238 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration of other part of lower leg
  7. I70248 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of left leg with ulceration of other part of lower left leg
    • Revise to: I70248 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of left leg with ulceration of other part of lower leg
  8. J440 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection
    • Revise to: J440 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) lower respiratory infection
  9. M50120 Mid-cervical disc disorder, unspecified
    • Revise to: M50120 Mid-cervical disc disorder, unspecified level
  10. M6688 Spontaneous rupture of other tendons, other
    • Revise to: M6688 Spontaneous rupture of other tendons, other sites
  11. M67839 Other specified disorders of synovium and tendon, unspecified forearm
    • Revise to: M67839 Other specified disorders of synovium and tendon, unspecified wrist
  12. M7750 Other enthesopathy of unspecified foot
    • Revise to: M7750 Other enthesopathy of unspecified foot and ankle
  13. M7751 Other enthesopathy of right foot
    • Revise to: M7751 Other enthesopathy of right foot and ankle
  14. M7752 Other enthesopathy of left foot
    • Revise to: M7752 Other enthesopathy of left foot and ankle
  15. N35814 Other anterior urethral stricture, male, anterior
    • Revise to: N35814 Other anterior urethral stricture, male
  16. R82993 Hyperuricoscuria
    • Revise to: R82993 Hyperuricosuria
  17. T40906A Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics, initial encounter
    • Revise to: T40906A Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], initial encounter
  18. T40906D Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics, subsequent encounter
    • Revise to: T40906D Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], subsequent encounter
  19. T40906S Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics, sequela
    • Revise to: T40906S Underdosing of unspecified psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], sequela
  20. T40996A Underdosing of other psychodysleptics, initial encounter
    • Revise to: T40996A Underdosing of other psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], initial encounter
  21. T40996D Underdosing of other psychodysleptics, subsequent encounter
    • Revise to: T40996D Underdosing of other psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], subsequent encounter
  22. T40996S Underdosing of other psychodysleptics, sequela
    • Revise to: T40996S Underdosing of other psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], sequela
  23. T441X6A Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics, initial encounter
    • Revise to: T441X6A Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics [cholinergics], initial encounter
  24. T441X6D Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics, subsequent encounter
    • Revise to: T441X6D Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics [cholinergics], subsequent encounter
  25. T441X6S Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics, sequela
    • Revise to: T441X6S Underdosing of other parasympathomimetics [cholinergics], sequela
  26. V4313XA Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up in nontraffic accident, initial encounter
    • Revise to: V4313XA Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up truck in nontraffic accident, initial encounter
  27. V4313XD Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up in nontraffic accident, subsequent encounter
    • Revise to: V4313XD Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up truck in nontraffic accident, subsequent encounter
  28. V4313XS Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up in nontraffic accident, sequela
    • Revise to: V4313XS Car passenger injured in collision with pick-up truck in nontraffic accident, sequela
  29. Z4542 Encounter for adjustment and management of neuropacemaker (brain) (peripheral nerve) (spinal cord)
    • Revise to: Z4542 Encounter for adjustment and management of neurostimulator
  30. Z6843 Body mass index (BMI) 50-59.9, adult
    • Revise to: Z6843 Body mass index (BMI) 50.0-59.9, adult

Source(s): ICD-10-CM Coding Updates; Becker’s Hospital Review; Becker’s Hospital Review; ICD10 Monitor; AHIMA; AAPC;

 

 

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