Terminology owner/maintenance organisation

Name, contact details, website

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Website: https://www.cms.gov/

Formal name of the code system

ICD-10 Procedure Coding System

Short name or abbreviation of the code system name

Technical identifier/s for the code system 

OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.4
Canonical URL: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10

Scope/domain statement for the code system

(Official or from HTA)

The ICD-10-PCS is a procedure classification published by the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (https://www.cms.gov) for classifying procedures
performed in hospital inpatient health care settings.

Link to information about the code system - including how to obtain the content


Note: CMS is the owner of the ICD-10-PCS code system. CMS is NOT the owner of ICD-10-CM. CMS republishes the ICD-10-CM codes system on their website for convienence only. For authoratative information on ICD-10-CM, users should refer to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) site located here.

Arrangement or agreements with HL7 for use of content

Version management - timing and identification of versionsThe CMS publishes a new version of ICD-10-PCS annually for use from 1 October in the publication year until 30 September of the following year. For use in the FHIR,
the version of ICD-10-PCS SHALL be represented as the numeric year of publication followed by a period and then the numeric month for the first month it may be used
in the format YYYY.MM e.g. 2020.10 for the 2020 release of ICD-10-PCS for use commencing 1 October 2020.

IP Information and Licensing Information

The CMS licenses its published material in order to encourage maximum use and dissemination. See
the CMS (https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10) web site for more information.

HL7 users of this information - which HL7 products use this link (if known)

HL7 FHIR, US Core, 

Process to request content change

For information on requesting new codes, pleases refer to information from CMS located here

email: ICDProcedureCodeRequest@cms.hhs.gov

Other useful Information


Information current as at (date)

3/31/2023 - Ready for Production Use
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