There are 78,881 ICD-10-PCS codes for fiscal year 2019. Of these there will be 392 new codes; eight revision titles; and 216 deleted codes, according to nationally recognized coding authority Gloryanne Bryant, who reports our lead story during this episode. The files, recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and first reported by ICD10monitor, contain information on the ICD-10-PCS updates that all hospital inpatient coding professionals are to use for discharges occurring from Oct. 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2019.
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