For the Week of October 24, 2016

Where can I find the ICD-10 changes for the lab NCDs?

In transmittal 3614 (issued on September 23, 2016), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) listed ICD-10-CM code changes made in the laboratory national coverage determination (NCD) edit software for January 2017. For fiscal year 2017, which took effect on October 1, 2016, there is a high volume of code changes including deletions from and additions to the lists of ICD-10-CM codes that Medicare covers in the NCDs.

For the list of ICD-10 code changes, go to