ICD-9 Code Set Status Update
EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2012 - ICD-9 CODE SET STATUS UPDATE
Due to the ICD-10 code set implementation delay and code freeze, there are no new, revised, or deleted ICD-9 codes effective for October 1, 2012.
ICD-9/10 Code Freeze Schedule:
October 1, 2011 – Last regular updates to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS occurred.
October 1, 2012 and 2013 – Partial code freeze, only codes for new technologies and new diseases will be considered for ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS during this interim period.
October 1, 2014 – Implementation date for ICD-10-CM/PCS. No new ICD-9-CM codes.
October 1, 2015 – Regular updates to ICD-10-CM/PCS begin.
Additional information on this issue is available on the CMS webpage. For specific information on the 2012 code release visit the link at: