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.


  1. Hi,
    I am a new HIM student and I am confused. Please answer if you know.
    What is required when making the request for the new code?
    Who may request a new code?
    What is the name of the committee you make the request to for the new code?
    when do you have to make the request for the new code to be added?
    What is the rile of the committee you make the request to for the new code?

    Please assist me. I am at loss where to find this information.

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  2. Khaoula, the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee manages new requests. You can see instructions on the CMS Web site.

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  3. ICD Diagnosis Codes is the unique codes for every diagnosis centers. If this code do not match from medical claim codes then diagnosis center does not come into ICD Diagnosis codes. When any person takes treatment from any diagnosis then doctor gives a code of diagnosis center.

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