Monday, October 18, 2010

New ICD-9 Codes Added to CMS-HCC Model

CMS published the new codes for the CMS-HCC model today on their website.  The new codes are effective 1-1-2011, and include a number of the new 2011 ICD-9 codes.  *While the ICD-9 codes are effective 10-1-2010, they are not included in the model until 1-1-2011.*

You can find the file on HCC University on our Tools Page.
The following codes have been added to the CMS-HCC or the RxHCC model:
Please note that there may be new codes added in 2011 due to changes in the CMS-HCC model.  The first (proposed) announcement of this will occur in February, with the final announcement of changes in April.  These changes will be posted here as soon as they become available.

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