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Coding updates effective form 1st oct 2017

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As proposed at the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee for the upcoming October 1, 2017 implementation. As of August 9th, 2017, 419 codes were added, 273 codes were revised codes and 123 codes are being deleted. The coding changes will be effective from 1st of October 2017 to 30th September 2017.

ADDED CODES DESCRIPTION
A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
C96.22 Mast cell sarcoma
D47.02 Systemic mastocytosis
E11.10 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis without coma
F10.11 Alcohol abuse, in remission
I27.23 Pulmonary hypertension due to lung diseases and hypoxia

DETELED CODE DISCRIPTION
S06.1X7D Traumatic cerebral edema with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness, subsequent encounter
S06.1X7S Traumatic cerebral edema with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness, sequela
S63.131 Subluxation of proximal interphalangeal joint of right thumb
S63.134S Dislocation of proximal interphalangeal joint of right thumb, sequela
S63.146 Dislocation of distal interphalangeal joint of unspecified thumb
S63.145 Dislocation of distal interphalangeal joint of left thumb