May 27, 2013
Carl Natale

WHO offers free ICD-10 training

ICD-10 training could be a costly part of the ICD-10 transition. But the World Health Organization (WHO) has a free ICD-10 Training Tool that can be used by individuals for self learning or can be...
April 17, 2016
Carl Natale

List ICD-10 codes in correct order to preserve medical necessity

The order that diagnosis codes are listed do matter when it comes to reimbursement. And electronic health records (EHRs) might not choose the optimal order.
February 27, 2017
Carl Natale

Quick looks at ICD-10 codes

Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10.
December 08, 2014
Carl Natale

ICD-10-PCS coding examples for practice

Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10: ICD-10-PCS, Root Operations – Part 23, Procedures: Two Administration problems to code. (...
March 30, 2015
Carl Natale

Get to know the 7th character in an ICD-10 code

The seventh character in an ICD-10 code is perhaps the most misunderstood part of a diagnosis code.
September 21, 2015
Carl Natale

What's in your ICD-10 cheat sheet?

As we get closer to the ICD-10 switch on Oct. 1, medical practices should supplement their ICD-10 training with cheat sheets.
October 13, 2015
Carl Natale

Four takeaways you need to remember about ICD-10 injury codes

The ICD-10 codes used to classify injuries has gotten the most attention. And by attention I mean those diagnosis codes have become punchlines and memes.
November 18, 2014
Carl Natale

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

Perhaps it's helpful to remember ICD-10-CM codes are diagnosis codes. Then that should help us remember that healthcare providers need to code the final diagnosis or results of any tests if available...
November 24, 2014
Carl Natale

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

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. And you might want to be careful. Don't end up in an emergency department with one of these Thanksgiving related ICD-10-CM codes: 93.G3 Activity, Cooking and Baking...
March 25, 2013
Carl Natale

ICD-101: How to prepare for ICD-10 exams

AAPC certified coders will be required to pass a proficiency exam on ICD-10 coding. They also offer an ICD-10 Online Proficiency Prep Tool, which offers 50 practice exercises. It costs $29.95 for...

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