ICD-10 Code Set Updates
Every year, ICD-10 updates occur on Oct. 1st. This year includes the following changes to ICD-10-CM:
- 363 new codes
- 142 deletions
- 226 code revisions
Only a few New ICD-10 Codes are likely to affect Chiropractors for 2018
M48.06 Spinal stenosis, lumbar region (deleted)
- M48.061 Spinal stenosis, lumbar region without neurogenic claudication
Spinal stenosis, lumbar region NOS
- M48.062 Spinal stenosis, lumbar region with neurogenic claudication
Also, Preventive medicine counseling for exercise will have a unique code, Z71.82
Remember – new codes are only to be used for services RENDERED on Oct. 1, 2017 or later – not by submission date.
Click Here for a list of all the changes for 2018.