ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification) is an internationally accepted classification system of diagnostic codes representing conditions and diseases, related health problems, abnormal findings, signs and symptoms injuries and external causes for injuries or diseases. Published annually by the National Center for Health Statistics, its use is made widespread among healthcare providers, coders and other professionals to report and track diagnoses.
The 2024 ICD-10-CM code set will be made available beginning October 1, 2023
and will cover discharges that occur between this date and September 30, 2024, as well as patient encounters between this period.
The 2024 ICD-10-CM code set incorporates numerous new and updated codes, such as:
New codes to address emerging diseases and conditions, such as monkeypox and COVID-19 long haul syndrome. Revised codes to enhance specificity and accuracy for dementia and other cognitive disorders. Finally, newly introduced social determinants of health such as food insecurity and housing instability.
The 2024 ICD-10-CM code set contains several defunct codes that should no longer be utilized.
This article provides an overview of all of the new, revised, and deleted codes in the 2024 ICD-10-CM code set as well as their implications for healthcare providers and other healthcare professionals.
Healthcare providers and other healthcare professionals should become acquainted with the newly released 2024 ICD-10-CM code set to ensure accurate and comprehensive reporting of diagnoses.
|This category encompasses certain infectious and parasitic diseases.
|Neoplasms are classified in this category.
|This category deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism.
|Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases are categorized here.
|This category includes mental, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
|Diseases of the nervous system are classified here.
|This category encompasses diseases of the eye and adnexa.
|Diseases of the ear and mastoid process are categorized here.
|This category deals with diseases of the circulatory system.
|Diseases of the respiratory system are classified in this category.
|This category includes diseases of the digestive system.
|Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue are categorized here.
|Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue are classified in this category.
|This category deals with diseases of the genitourinary system.
|It encompasses pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium.
|Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period are categorized in this section.
|This category includes congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities.
|This category covers symptoms, signs, and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified.
|Injuries, poisonings, and certain other consequences of external causes are classified in this category.
|This category includes codes for special purposes.
|External causes of morbidity are categorized here.
|This section deals with factors influencing health status and contact with health services.