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MM2578 - April 2022 Update to the Medicare Severity - Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) Grouper and Medicare Code Editor (MCE) Version 39.1 for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Diagnosis Codes for 2019 Novel…

This revised Article comprises Subregulatory Guidance for new ICD-10-Clinical Modification (CM) codes for reporting COVID-19 vaccination status, seven new ICD-10-PCS codes describing the introduction or infusion of therapeutics, including vaccines for COVID-19 treatments, and updates for a new MCE Edit. MLN Matters (MM) Articles are based on information contained within Change Requests (CRs). In this case, this article is based on content within CR12578 that is posted on the CMS website at https://www.cms.gov/files/document/r11255CP.pdf.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: January 19, 2022

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