Yes, there are ICD-10 codes for enterovirus

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Maybe you won't need to treat, document or code a case of ebola. But there is another virus that's less dramatic but more common in the United States. Read »

Is this a good time to learn ICD-9 coding?

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This space on Mondays is dedicated to learning ICD-10 codes for obvious reasons. But I want to give a quick minute to learning ICD-9 coding. Read »

In addition to specificity, ICD-10 codes have a lot of certainty

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It seems strange that the ICD-10-CM guidelines require a lot of certainty when so little in life — and medicine — is certain. Read »

Did you know there is a real ICD-10 code for fake illness?

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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 »

Learning ICD-10 coding doesn't have to be labor intensive

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Last week it was suggested that chiropractors take 10 minutes each week to read an ICD-10 article that will further their understanding of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets. Read »

Ripped from the headlines: ICD-10 codes you can practice while watching the news

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When people complain about all the unnecessary diagnoses in the ICD-10-CM code set, you can argue that they don't have to learn or memorize those "absurd" medical codes. Read »

We interrupt your summer for a brief ICD-10 lesson

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I know, it's summer. Shouldn't you take a break from learning ICD-10 coding? Read »

Embrace the specificity of ICD-10-CM codes

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If you haven't started learning ICD-10 coding, the thought of trying to master 68,000 diagnosis codes seems intimidating. Read »

ICD-101: How not to get burned by sequela encounters

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The ICD-10 Coding Challenge from 3M asked for ICD-10 codes needed to document scars from third-degree burns Read »

ICD-10 specificity: What clinical documentation needs to cover

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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 »

 
 

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