The following new and revised ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification) codes are effective October 1, 2021, for fiscal year (FY) 2022. ICD-10-CM codes are updated annually. For past updates, see audiology ICD-10-CM code changes for 2021 and 2020.
In FY 2022, audiologists will see new codes for abnormal findings on neonatal hearing screening and post COVID-19 conditions.
Note: Always check with payers regarding coverage of new or revised ICD-10-CM codes. Coding changes may not always alter payer coverage decisions for specific conditions.
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P09 Abnormal findings on neonatal screening (revised category, do not report on claim)
Includes: Abnormal findings on state mandated newborn screens
Failed newborn screening
P09.6 Abnormal findings on neonatal screening for neonatal hearing loss (new code)
Excludes2: encounter for hearing examination following failed hearing screening (Z01.110)
P09.8 Other abnormal findings on neonatal screening (new code)
P09.9 Abnormal findings on neonatal screening, unspecified (new code)
U09 Post COVID-19 condition (new category, do not report on claim)
U09.9 Post COVID-19 condition, unspecified (new code)
Post-acute sequela of COVID-19
Note: This code enables establishment of a link with COVID-19. This code is not to be used in cases that are still presenting with active COVID-19. However, an exception is made in cases of re-infection with COVID-19, occurring with a condition related to prior COVID-19.
Code first the specific condition related to COVID-19 if known, such as:
chronic respiratory failure (J96.1-)
loss of smell (R43.8)
loss of taste (R43.8)
multisystem inflammatory syndrome (M35.81)
pulmonary embolism (I26.-)
pulmonary fibrosis (J84.10)