• New Diagnosis Code – F32A (begin using it for sessions Oct. 1st forward)
  • Takes the place of – F32.9 (Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Unspecified)

This is the only updated diagnosis code that impacts most clinicians in outpatient practice. However, it is a commonly assigned diagnosis. Please be aware of this change and update your session submissions beginning with services on October 1st. The procedure codes (CPT codes) are not affected by this update. New ICD-10 codes are issued annually, and apply to Dates of Service from October 1, through September 30. If you have any questions, please reach out to us. We are happy to help.

Carmel L Gold, LCSW
Health Assets Management, LLC