The ICD-10-PCS code request application can be accessed at: https://mearis.cms.gov.
April 1, 2022The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing three new diagnosis codes into ICD-10-CM, effective April 1, 2022.
2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R53. 81: Other malaise.
The U.S. also uses ICD-10-CM (Clinical Modification) for diagnostic coding. The main differences between ICD-10 PCS and ICD-10-CM include the following: ICD-10-PCS is used only for inpatient, hospital settings in the U.S., while ICD-10-CM is used in clinical and outpatient settings in the U.S.
ICD-10-PCS 2022: The Complete Official Codebook contains the complete ICD-10-PCS code set and supplementary appendixes required for reporting inpatient procedures. This illustrated codebook presents the code set in 17 sections of tables arranged by general procedure type.
Z12. 11: Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of the colon.
For example, Z12. 31 (Encounter for screening mammogram for malignant neoplasm of breast) is the correct code to use when you are ordering a routine mammogram for a patient. However, coders are coming across many routine mammogram orders that use Z12. 39 (Encounter for other screening for malignant neoplasm of breast).
Z12.11. Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon.
Z72. 3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM Z72.
728.2=Use this code for muscle wasting and atrophy due to disuse, where the condition is not classified elsewhere.
Code R53. 83 is the diagnosis code used for Other Fatigue. It is a condition marked by drowsiness and an unusual lack of energy and mental alertness. It can be caused by many things, including illness, injury, or drugs.
It is associated with alkaptonuria. Signs and symptoms include dark urine, skin pigmentation, and arthritis. A rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by abnormalities in the metabolism of phenylalanine and tyrosine. It results in the accumulation in the blood of homogentisic acid which is excreted in the urine.
Ochronosis: the pathologic accumulation of a blue-black pigment in the connective tissues of persons with alkaptonuria, a rare inborn error of metabolism. These persons lack the enzyme homogentisic acid oxidase, resulting in a buildup of homogentisic acid, a precursor of the pigment.