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How often do ICD and CPT Codes get updated?
How often do ICD and CPT Codes get updated?
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Written by Imtiaz Ahmad
Updated over a week ago

Updates in DocCharge:

DocCharge updates all ICD and CPT codes annually near the end of the year. 

ICD Updates

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), under authorization by the World Health Organization creates and updates ICD classifications.

The 2018 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.

For more information as well as ICD-10-CM resources, check out the CDC Website here.

CPT Updates

AMA: The CPT Code Process

As the designated standard for the electronic reporting of physician and other health care professional services under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), CPT codes are updated annually and effective for use on Jan. 1 of each year. 

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