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Evaluation and Management Services Guide

CMS updated this guide for E&M coding in August 2023.

eBook:  5 Reasons to Choose Knowledge-Based Coding

Want to boost coding quality & productivity? Download our eBook to learn about the advantages of knowledge-based encoders over logic-based encoders.

Knowledge-Based vs. Logic-Based Encoders:  What's the difference?  

While knowledge-based and logic-based coding methodologies both provide code sets and access to references and edits, there are significant differences between the two approaches. Download our chart to determine which approach is most suitable for you or your team.

MS-DRG Definitions Manual Library

Our MS-DRG Definitions Manual Library is your one-stop shop for access to the official manuals published by CMS for each version of the MS-DRG grouper.  In each manual, you will find comprehensive listings such as MS-DRGs, diagnoses defined as Complications or Comorbidities (CCs), Major Complications or Comorbidities (MCCs), procedures defined as Operating Room (OR) procedures and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs).

 v41.0 (Effective 10/1/2023)

v40.1 (Effective 4/1/2023)

v40 (Effective 10/1/2022)

v39.1 (Effective 4/1/2022)

v39.0 (Effective 10/1/2021)

v38.1 (Effective 1/1/2021)

v38.0 Rev 1 (Effective 10/1/2020)

v37.2 (Effective 8/1/2020)

v37.1 (Effective 4/1/2020)

v37 (Effective 10/1/2019)

v36 (Effective 10/1/2018)

v35 (Effective 10/1/2017)

v34 (Effective 10/1/2016)

v33 (Effective 10/1/2015)

ICD-10-PCS Definitions, Keys And Tables

Other Resources

So much information is available regarding ICD-10-CM/PCS. Listed below are a few important websites recommended by TruBridge experts, customers and peers.