ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Resources
By Cengage Learning Author Mary Jo Bowie
Federal Registration Announcements
ICD-10-PCS vs. CPT/HCPCS
The first three characters represent a category. Codes are then
expanded by the use of fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh characters.
ICD-10-CM codes can have three to seven characters to be a valid code.
All ICD-10-PCS codes have 7 characters, and no decimal point is used for PCS codes.
Impact on the healthcare industry
Systems affected by ICD-10-CM/PCS