ICD-10 diagnosis codes are valid from October 1 of one year until September 30 of the following year. This means that on October 1, 2017, providers will need to be using ICD-10 Fiscal Year 2018 codes for dates of service on and after October 1, 2017 thru September 30, 2018.
In Chapter 5 of the Tabular Section of the ICD-10 book, there are new descriptions and examples of developmental disorders of scholastic skills, eating disorders and sexual arousal disorders.
In Chapter 7, there are new ICD-10 codes for visual disturbances and blindness.
In Chapter 13, there are new ICD-10 codes for spinal stenosis.
To access all of the additions, deletions and revisions to the ICD-10 codes that are effective with dates of service on and after October 1, 2017, click
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