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 »

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 »

How to start ICD-10 implementation now

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It looks like we're about a year away from ICD-10 implementation. If you're just deciding to take it seriously, you need to start educating yourself. 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 »

Who is going to be coding the ICD-10 claims?

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Medical practices should not assume current medical coders will be still part of the team after Oct. 1, 2015. Read »

 
 

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