CDC Announces New ICD-10 Codes For Covid-19 Effective January 1, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced six new ICD codes to better capture the disease process of COVID-19. The codes will be available January 1, 2021, for reporting purposes. Visit the CDC’s website for more information.
The new codes are:
A tabular note under code M35.81 instructs coders to use additional codes to report complications associated with multisystem inflammatory syndrome such as:
Coders who report a diagnosis of multisystem inflammatory system using code M35.81 are also instructed to use additional codes, if applicable, to report:
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