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February 13, 2017
Carl Natale

Celebrate these ICD-10 codes on Valentine's Day

We're supposed to be celebrating love on Valentine's Day but it's a day of danger. So brush up on these ICD-10 coding scenarios.
January 09, 2017
Carl Natale

Take a quick refresher on ICD-10-CM/PCS coding

Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10.
January 02, 2017
Carl Natale

ICD-10-PCS root operations depend on determining intent

"Do what I want, not what I say," expresses the frustration of many people when they don't get the result intended. This seems to be especially common when using computers.
December 26, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10-CM codes that are not on anyone's Christmas list

A good Christmas would be one when Santa Claus comes to the chimney, not the waiting room. But if you see a medical claim for Nicholas "Santa" Claus, you might be using these diagnoses.
December 19, 2016

Keep your eye on ICD-10 specificity

Many ICD-10-CM codes for diagnosing diseases and injuries to eyes have been revised and increased for 2017. Riva Lee Asbell takes a look at the important changes for medical practices and how to use them.
December 04, 2016
Carl Natale

Laterality needed in CPT and ICD-10 codes

Redundancy is rarely desired. But when it comes to medical coding, it seems to be still be a virtue.
November 28, 2016
Carl Natale

Why Black Friday was a big day for ICD-10 coding

After processing the Thanksgiving Day calamities, it would be nice to get a break. Except Black Friday isn't known as a day of recuperation.
November 23, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 codes for when Thanksgiving goes a-fowl

Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you're enjoying the holiday safely. Of course accidents happen and there are a few things that can go wrong. So let's cover a few of the possible ICD-10 codes that may be needed.
November 21, 2016
Carl Natale

Football season is an opportunity to use a wide range of ICD-10 codes

The NFL is really getting exciting. Teams are in crucial games that can determine whether they make the playoffs or not. Whichever team you follow, let's hope none of these injuries need to be used
November 14, 2016
Carl Natale

X marks the ICD-10 placeholder

The number of characters signifying an ICD-10 diagnosis varies. For example, when coding for ophthalmic complications from diabetes, there will be seven characters. But not all of them mean something.