ICD-10-PCS coding examples for practice

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Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10: Read »

ICD-10 coding scenarios to hone your skills

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The 3M coding challenge takes a look at a fatal stabbing injury and asks for a couple diagnosis codes: Read »

Here's your chance to use the ICD-10 code for 'pecked by a turkey'

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Thanksgiving is almost upon us. And you might want to be careful. Read »

ICD-10 Guidelines: Why coding for symptoms is not enough

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Perhaps it's helpful to remember ICD-10-CM codes are diagnosis codes. Read »

Why you should forget about memorizing ICD-10 codes

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For quite some time, I've been sharing coding examples to help people learning ICD-10 coding. Some of the examples have been created with a sense of fun. Read »

What's the ICD-10 code for being shocked by the AMA?

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How was your Halloween? Did you dress up as your favorite healthcare IT professional on Friday? Read »

How to code subsequent encounters with external causes

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ICD-10 opponents make a common mistake when belittling the ICD-10-CM code set. They think "subsequent encounter" means the patient re-encounters the diagnosis. ("How many times can you be sucked into a jet engine?") Read »

There's an ICD-10 code for that...

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I'm not against all ICD-10 jokes. This feature is proof that you can have fun with ICD-10 coding in a constructive way. Read »

ICD-10 training entails more than learning ICD-10 codes

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I hope you're getting some valuable information on how ICD-10 codes are organized through this series. Hopefully you're doing more. Read »

Why you need to learn ICD-10-CM codes instead of GEMs

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 In case you're tempted to skip ICD-10 training and rely on general equivalency mapping (GEMs) to convert ICD-9 codes, let me offer you some valuable advice. Read »

 
 

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