The 2024 ICD-10 Code Changes Are Coming in October. Are You Ready?
By Marsha S. Diamond, Director of Coding Solutions
With over 395 new diagnosis codes, 25 deletions and 22 revisions that go into effect October 1, 2023, many medical practices will be affected by these changes. Aideo Technologies will be automatically updating the current set of ICD-10 codes to coincide with this effective date.
However, to prepare for these changes, below are some of the most significant changes to the ICD-10 code set:
- New code – Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) which predisposes patients to colon polyps and colon cancer
- Additions/Revisions – Sickle Cell Disorders
- New subcategory of ADH (autosomal dominant hypocalcemia)
- New codes (E88.810-E88.819) to identify insulin resistant metabolic syndromes A and B
- New subcategory/codes for Chronic Migraine and whether pain is manageable
- New codes for other hypertension (I1Ax)
- New subcategory/codes for identify bronchiolitis obliterans and bronchiolitis obliterans
- New codes added for acute appendicitis (K35.200-K35.211, K35.219)
- New subcategory/codes for Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture (M80.0B) and Other osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, pelvis (M80.8B)
- New subcategory for breast density (R92.3 Mammographic density found on imaging of breast)
- Additional category W44 Foreign body entering into or through a natural orifice for more serious objected such as glass (W44.C1), and button batteries (W44.A1)
- New Z codes for Family History of Adenomatous polyps for individuals with familial adenomatous polyposis
If any of the above categories/subcategories affect coding for services you or your clients perform, refer to the new ICD-10 codes and 2024 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting available now online for more details and a complete listing of new codes/subcategories.
Stay tuned for additional updates and information on the CPT upcoming changes as well.
Marsha S. Diamond is Director of Coding Solutions at Aidéo Technologies. Find her on LinkedIn here.