Understanding the ICD-10 guidelines

Carl Natale
by Carl Natale
Understanding the ICD-10 guidelines

There is more to ICD-10 coding than learning the diagnosis and procedure codes. Medical coders need to understand the guidelines that explain how ICD-10-CM/PCS codes should be used.

Here are a few more examples to help you understand how ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets are organized:

This is a weekly feature that I use to highlight practical tips on how to use and understand ICD-10-CM/PCS codes. Please let me know of any other sources that I can include.