ICD 10

Coding Guidelines for ICD-10 Codes – Part 1

The rules of coding for ICD-10 have been established in cooperation by the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health... read more

Unusual Examples of ICD-10 Codes

Clinicians preparing and training for implementation of the ICD-10 code set have encountered some unusual results. In an effort to be more specific, eliminate waste, reduce fraud and save money, the ICD-10 codes are very specific, sometimes to the point of being... read more

A Physical Therapy Documentation and ICD-10 Code Preview

Coding with ICD-10 will offer some interesting experiences for clinicians. Practitioners must keep in mind that they need to bill at the highest level whenever possible. That means taking extra time if necessary to track down the correct codes for optimal billing.... read more

The New Challenges with the ICD-10 Rules

(What’s Going to be Toughest to Learn – External Causes) Remembering some of the changes that will take place as a result of the transition to ICD-10 will come quickly, but documentation requirements are a major issue for clinicians. The greater specificity of... read more