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New, Revised and Invalid ICD-9 Codes for 2011

CMS has posted on its website new, revised and invalid diagnosis codes that will go into effect Oct. 1, 2010.
Beginning in October, you’ll have 122 new diagnosis codes. A large portion of the diagnosis codes are in the “V” code section, which describe a “supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services,” according to the ICD-9 manual.

INVALID DIAGNOSIS CODES Effective October 1, 2010  

 Diagnosis Code

Description

275.0

Disorders of iron metabolism

276.6

Fluid overload

287.4

Secondary thrombocytopenia

488.0*

Influenza due to identified avian influenza virus

488.1*

Influenza due to identified novel H1N1 influenza virus

752.3

Other anomalies of uterus

786.3

Hemoptysis

787.6

Incontinence of feces

970.8

Poisoning by other specified central nervous system stimulants

999.6

ABO incompatibility reaction

999.7

Rh incompatibility reaction

V25.1

Encounter for insertion of intrauterine contraceptive device

V85.4

Body Mass Index 40 and over, adult

 Note:
* These diagnosis codes were discussed at the March 9-10, 2010 ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting and were not finalized in time to include in the proposed rule. However, they will be deleted on October 1, 2010.


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