Changes to ICD-10 Codes Announced for October 1, 2018
No Significant Changes to Audiology Specific Codes
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 ICD-10 CM files. These files contain updates to the ICD-10 code set that are set to take effect on October 1, 2018. Upon preliminary review, there were no changes made to Chapter 8: Diseases of the ear and mastoid process nor any substantial changes to ICD-10 codes typically utilized by audiologists. For more information, including updates, and additional information on ICD-10 coding visit the Academy's ICD-10 page. The Academy’s Coding and Reimbursement Committee (CRC) will continue to review any changes to ICD-10 coding and report those changes to members.