ICD CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

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ICD CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

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ICD‐9‐CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting
Marc Hartstein, Director, Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group March 5, 2013

ICD‐9‐CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting
Pat Brooks
CMS Co‐Chairman
March 5, 2013

Introductions & Overview
• ICD‐9‐CM Coordination & Maintenance (C&M) Committee is public forum on ICD‐9‐CM & ICD‐10 code updates
• CMS & CDC Co‐chair the meetings
– CMS has lead on procedure issues – CDC has head on diagnosis issues
• Coding proposals presented and public given opportunity to comment

Introductions & Overview
• No final decisions made at the meeting • Public can submit written comments after the
meeting • ICD‐9‐CM procedure code topics discussed
today are for implementation on October 1, 2013
– Any comparable ICD‐10‐PCS updates would also be implemented October 1, 2013

Introductions & Overview
• Currently under a partial code freeze
– ICD‐10 will be implemented for services provided on or after October 1, 2014
– Only codes for new technologies and new diagnoses are being considered
– All other code updates would be made after the code freeze ends on October 1, 2015

Introductions & Overview
• New name ‐ ICD‐10 Coordination & Maintenance Committee as of the March 2014 meeting –At that meeting only ICD‐10 issues will be addressed

Introductions & Overview
• Detailed timeline within the C&M handouts
– April 6, 2013 ‐ Comments due on topics presented today
• Procedure comments to Pat Brooks, CMS [email protected]
• Diagnosis comments to Donna Pickett, CDC [email protected]
– April 2013 ‐ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, IPPS, includes ICD‐9‐CM diagnosis and procedure updates (but not those from today’s meeting)

Introductions & Overview
• Detailed timeline within the C&M handouts (Continued)
June 2013 – Final addendum posted
• Diagnosis addendum ‐ http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd9cm_addenda_guideli nes.htm
• Procedure addendum ‐ http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD9ProviderDi agnosticCodes/addendum.html

Introductions & Overview
• Detailed timeline within the C&M handouts (Continued)
– July 12, 2013 – Deadline for submitting topics for September 18‐19, 2013 C&M meeting
– August 1, 2013 – IPPS final rule published. Includes all final ICD‐9‐CM codes to be implemented October 1, 2013.

Introductions & Overview
• Detailed timeline within the C&M handouts (Continued)
– August 2013 – Tentative agenda for September 18‐19, 2013 C&M meeting on CMS and CDC websites
– August 16, 2013 – On‐line registration opens for September C&M meeting
– September 18‐19, 2013 – C&M meeting
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