Changes to ICD-10-CM Codes for DSM-5 Diagnoses

Understand the changes and be prepared. Coding updates to the ICD-10-CM will go in effect October 1, 2021.

Changes to the ICD-10-CM

The 2021 release of ICD-10-CM includes new, updated or deleted codes for medical conditions, which have been approved within the past year. A handful of these changes pertain to mental disorders, and thus affect the coding of DSM-5 Disorders.

Coding changes go in effect October 1, 2021.

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2021 Changes to ICD-10-CM Codes

View the changes for each code and download an easy to print guide.

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About the Changes

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), a federal agency within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), oversees the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10-CM) in the United States.

The Coordination and Maintenance Committee approves proposed changes to ICD-10-CM on a yearly basis, which are then disseminated to medical and mental health professionals.

Changes will be implemented for all health care practitioners and payers in the United States.