Following is a comprehensive list of the new International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) diagnosis codes that apply to primary and subspecialty pediatrics. These codes are effective for reporting services that are performed on and after October 1, 2009. For a complete list of all new, revised, and deleted 2010 ICD-9-CM codes, visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Web site at www.cms.hhs.gov/ICD9ProviderDiagnosticCodes/07_summarytables.asp#TopOfPage, visit the National Center for Healthcare Statistics Web site at www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/ftpserv/ftpicd9/ftpicd9.htm, or contact the American Academy of Pediatrics Coding Hotline at aapcodinghotline@aap.org.

Of special note are the new and expanded codes that will be used to report

Review all of the new, revised, and invalid codes carefully. Revise and add new codes on your encounter form as appropriate. Make sure that the codes are changed in your software system on a timely basis to ensure that you can report the...

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