The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 ICD-10-CM codes that will become effective for dates of service beginning on October 1, 2016 and lasting through September 30, 2017. There are 1974 new ICD-10-CM codes, 425 diagnosis codes with revised definitions, and 311 codes that were deleted.
Regarding therapy services, there are additions, revisions, and/or deletions related to sequela of cerebrovascular disease and cognitive deficits, men and women’s health (i.e. pelvic health) related to incontinence, testicular pain and erectile dysfunction, and orthopedic conditions such as bunion, bunionette, pain in joints, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and cervical disc disorders.
Regarding sequela of cerebrovascular disease and cognitive deficits, here is a sampling of some of the FY 2017 ICD-10-CM coding changes that become effective October 1, 2016: