Getting started with ICD-10-PCS codes for surgery
If you're struggling with ICD-10-PCS coding for surgery, check out Melissa McLeod's basic advice for understanding ICD-10 procedure coding.
Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10:
- ICD-10 Code Assignment for Pressure and Non Pressure Ulcers: These are combination codes that identify location, stage — Stage 1 and Stage 2, and usually laterality. (AAPC Blog)
— ChartWise Medical (@ChartWiseMed) June 17, 2016
- It’s a Cruel, Cruel Summer (ICD-10 Style): It's all fun and games until someone ends up in an examining room. (Clinic Service)
Just billed for toxic effect of accidental contact with stingray, initial encounter. Love #ICD10
— Anika Kumar (@freckledpedidoc) June 15, 2016
- Focus on Glaucoma: How to Code for Screenings: It can affect 3 million Americans and many patients are covered for screenings. (Coding Institute)
- ICD-10: An Ode to Code: It's not exactly Robert Frost. But it's a clever way to complain about the ICD-10 codes that are most likely to be used as punchlines. (The Rheumatologist)
- ICD-10 quiz: ICD-10-PCS Medical and surgical Drainage codes for the hepatobiliary system and pancreas (justcoding.com)
— VitalWare (@VitalWare) June 17, 2016
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.