New ICD-9-CM Procedure Codes for FY 2011
A Web-only article highlighting the new and revised ICD-9-CM procedure codes for fiscal year 2011 is now available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Authored by Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, “New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2011” is a companion to the September article “New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2011.”
Like the new ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes, the procedure code revisions go into effect October 1. The 2011 addenda with the all the changes to the ICD-9-CM procedure tabular and alphabetic index (volume 3) is located on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Web site.