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New ICD-10 COVID-19 Diagnosis Code Updates Effective January 1, 2021

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Effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2021, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing six new diagnosis codes into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). 

Added Diagnosis Codes
J1282 M3581 M3589 Z1152 Z20822 Z8616
Discontinued Diagnosis Code

The updates to the ICD diagnosis codes will be included in the All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Groups (APR-DRG) software Version 38.1 update, scheduled to be released on December 29, 2020.

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