More ICD-10-PCS Codes Released for April 2022

January 27, 2022  by  Allzone MS   236

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There are 200 new codes, 62 revised titles, and 107 deleted codes.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new erratum for ICD-10-PCS on Jan. 12. Two additional procedure codes will be effective April 1, 2022. These codes have also been added to V39.1, Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs). The new codes are:

XW023X7 – Introduction of tixagevimab and cilgavimab monoclonal antibody into muscle, percutaneous approach, new technology group 7; and

(Tixagevimab and cilgavimab monoclonal antibody is also known as Evusheld. This drug is used for treatment of COVID-19, and is not a substitute for a vaccine.)

XW023Y7 – Introduction of other new technology monoclonal antibody into muscle, percutaneous approach, new technology group 7.

These new codes are designated as non-OR procedures for MS-DRGs.

With the latest release, there are 78,229 ICD-10-PCS codes for the 2022 fiscal year, beginning April 1, 2022. There are 200 new codes, 62 revised titles, and 107 deleted codes. The breakdown by section is listed below:

 

ICD-10-PCS Section Number/Letter

 

ICD-10-PCS Section Description

 

Number of Codes

 

% Of Total
0 Medical and Surgical 67,754

 

86.61%
1 Obstetrics 304   0.39%
2 Placement 861 1.10%
3 Administration    1,253

 

  1.60%
4 Measurement and Monitoring 422   0.54%
5 Extracorporeal/Systemic Assistance and Performance 52     0.07%
6 Extracorporeal/Systemic Therapies 46   0.06%
7 Osteopathic 100   0.13%
8 Other Procedures 78   0.10%
9 Chiropractic 90   0.12%
B Imaging 2977   3.81%
C Nuclear Medicine 463   0.59%
D Radiation Therapy 2087   2.67%
F Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology 1380   1.76%
G Mental Health 30   0.04%
H Substance Abuse Treatment 59 0.08%
X New Technology 273   0.35%
Grand Total

 

78,229

 

100.02%*

*The decimal points were rounded to the nearest hundredth.

As of Oct. 1, 2021, the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS sets will have two release dates. The first release will be Oct. 1 and the second release is April 1. The code changes will be requested through the rulemaking process, which includes the Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting. As a reminder, the next Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting will be held on March 8 and 9. The agendas have not been published on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or CMS websites. Typically, these agendas are published a few weeks before the meetings.

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