The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD- 10-CM) implementation date was October 1, 2015. The AAP continues to develop resources to assist members in implementing the new diagnostic classification system.

Listed on this page are both AAP and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) resources. As a reminder that the ICD-10-CM code set is updated every October 1 - with rare exceptions when updates are made on April 1.

AAP Resources

2022 ICD-10-CM Updates Webinar
This brief webinar will go over the changes to the code set effective Oct 1, 2021.

BMI Code Denials Due to Age - Appeal Letter​

External Cause of Injury Coding in ICD-10-CM

Official ICD-10-CM External Cause Index​

FAQ for Coding Encounters in ICD-10-CM

Examples Include:

  • Encounter for Routine Health Exams
  • Encounter for Vaccines
  • Coding for Injuries
  • Tobacco Exposure

Coding for Preventive Medicine Services in ICD-10-CM​​


Have ICD-10-CM Questions? Contact the AAP Coding Hotline​.

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