News: Potential new ICD-10 codes from Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting

CDI Strategies - Volume 18, Issue 12

CMS held its first biannual ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting this week on March 19-20. The committee deliberated on applications for new ICD-10-PCS and ICD-10-CM code assignments which, if approved, will become effective October 1, 2024, JustCoding reported.

The recording of this virtual meeting will be posted on this page, and the deadline to submit comments for the topics addressed in this meeting is April 19. As part of the committee’s duties, ACDIS CDI Regulatory Committee members have listened in and will be reviewing these topics for possible comment submission. If you listen in on a topic you’d like ACDIS to submit a comment on, please reach out to the ACDIS Regulatory Committee’s coordinator, Jess Fluegel at jess.fluegel@hcpro.com with information on the title of the application presented, date, time, and reason to comment.

According to the ICD-10-PCS meeting agenda, topics of discussion included applications for:

  • Administration of antibiotics using temporary joint spacer system
  • Administration of dasiglucagon
  • Administration of non-CAR-T immune effector cell therapy
  • Application of prademagene zamikeracel
  • Cellular assessments via microfluidic deformability cytometry
  • Computer-aided triage and notification for measurement of intracranial cerebrospinal fluid flow
  • Continuous monitoring and assessment of vascular blood flow
  • Division of bioprosthetic aortic valve leaflets
  • Drug-eluting resorbable scaffold systems
  • Endovascular procedures using fiber optic 3D guidance
  • Extracorporeal blood pathogen removal
  • Fixation of lumbar facet joints
  • Implantation of a bioengineered vessel
  • Lymphatic bypass
  • Paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Performance of extracorporeal circulatory filtration
  • Posterior fixation of the thoracolumbar spine
  • Quantitative antimicrobial susceptibility testing of blood cultures using small molecule sensor array technology
  • Rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing
  • Restriction using thoracoabdominal branch endoprosthesis
  • Stereoelectroencephalographic radiofrequency ablation of brain and nervous tissue
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal fusion with internal fixation devices
  • Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement
  • Visualization and analysis of brain networks in magnetic resonance imaging

According to the ICD-10-CM tentative agenda, the committee also discussed applications for:

  • Activity code: Splitting wood
  • Adverse effects of fluoroquinolones
  • APOL1- mediated kidney disease
  • Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome
  • Demodex blepharitis
  • Do not resuscitate and code status
  • Encounters for ventilator weaning status
  • External cause: Fishing hook
  • Foreign body entering into or through a natural orifice
  • Hypothalamic obesity
  • Kabuki syndrome
  • Ledderhose disease/Plantar fibromatosis
  • Leukocyte adhesion deficiency
  • Lynch syndrome
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Problems related to digital literacy
  • Target of (perceived) adverse discrimination and persecution, due to racism
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Topical steroid withdrawal syndrome
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus in remission
  • Xylazine-associated wounds

Editor’s note: To read JustCoding’s coverage of this story, click here. The virtual recording will be available here.

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