Book: ICD-10-PCS 2020: The Complete Official Codebook

Book Title:

ICD-10-PCS 2020: The Complete Official Codebook.

Author(s): America Medical Association.

Year: 2019.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: American Medical Association (AMA).

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.


ICD-10-PCS 2020: The Complete Official Codebook contains the complete ICD-10-PCS code set and supplementary appendixes required for reporting inpatient procedures. This illustrated codebook presents the code set in 17 sections of tables arranged by general procedure type. Tables within the extensive Medical and Surgical section are additionally sectioned out by body system, indicated by colour-coded page borders.

ICD-10-PCS contains classifications for procedures, devices and technologies.

Features and Benefits:

  • Summary of changes.
    • Quickly see how additions and deletions affect each section of ICD-10-PCS.
  • Complete 2020 ICD-10-PCS code set.
    • The code set is organised in 17 sections. Each section contains a code table by which a code can be built through character selections that reflect the procedure performed.
    • A character meanings table and citations to American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic start each section.
  • Official coding guidelines.
    • Learn how to use the code set appropriately following the guidelines specific for each section.
  • Illustrations.
    • The full-colour illustrations provide a visual explanation of anatomy and procedural approach.
    • Approach illustrations show the access location, method, and instrumentation that determine the approach.
    • Body parts with indicators to applicable code characters (provided immediately after the character meaning tables in the Medical/Surgical sections)
  • Visual alerts.
    • This edition provides colour-coding and symbols that identify male/female procedures and new/revised character values.
  • Detailed information on structure and conventions of ICD-10-PCS.
    • Learn about the unique structure and the specific definitions and functions of each character. Practice your skills with sample exercises (answers included).
  • Colour-coding and symbols for the Medicare Code Edits.
    • This edition includes colour-coding and symbols for the most comprehensive coverage of ICD10 MS-DRG MCEs for procedures including;
      • Non-covered procedures.
      • Limited coverage procedures.
      • Combination only procedures.
      • Non-operating room procedures affecting MS-DRG assignment.
      • Non-operating room procedures NOT affecting MS-DRG assignment.
      • Hospital acquired condition (HAC)-related procedures.
  • Procedure combination tables.
    • Identify ICD-10-PCS code combination requirements needed to satisfy certain MS-DRG requirements.

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