The handbook's format and style of presentation follows that of previous editions inspired by the Faye Brown approach to coding instruction. The handbook is authored by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification at the AHA.
Fiscal year 2021 code updates, including new information on COVID-19, vaping-related disorder, history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension, immunodeficiency, cytokine release syndrome,cerebrospinal fluid leak, intracranial hypotension, neonatal cerebral infarction, and “chronic stroke”
Up-to-date guidance on coding signs and symptoms, diseases, disorders, procedures, conditions, complications of care, long-term care, and more
Reflects the Official Coding Guidelines
Over 200 chapter-based and final review exercises
Built-in workbook of case summary exercises
More than 50 four-color illustrations of anatomy, common disorders, and procedures
We are pleased to announce the addition of AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-9 and HCPCS to our growing list of add-ons to Find-A-Code. AHA Coding Clinic is a newsletter produced by the American Hospital Association, and is the industry standard for ICD-9 and HCPCS related coding information. Our AHA C... Read More
We're very excited to announce a new add-on to Find-A-Code today, "Anatomy and Physiology Online for Coders". We've teamed up with Primal Pictures to bring Medical Terminology to life with their award-winning software.
19 different areas of physiology, complete with rotateable 3-D images, ex... Read More
As part of the CPT® Assistant Archives package, the archives for February 2012 are now available.
Highlights from this issue include:
Repair, Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia (Including Fundoplication)
Coding Brief: EMGs As Add-On Codes When Performed With Nerve Conduction Studies
Coding Clari... Read More
HHS Press Release: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Proposes Rule for Delay of ICD-10 until October 1, 2014
In a new press release from HHS, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a proposed rule that would delay the compliance date for ICD-10 from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014
The ICD-10 comp... Read More
We recently added the ICD10PCS index to the Find-A-Code Click-A-Dex™. It can be found here:Go to the Click-A-Dex
This index is particularly useful because many ICD-10 codes use new terminology and no longer have the keywords that coders have become accustomed to. For example, there is no ICD-... Read More
A new ICD-10-CM chapter, Chapter 22, has been released in draft form for review and comment. If approved these codes will go into effect on December 21st, 2012.
These new codes will be especially helpful given the historic events that may occur later this year.
Unidentified sources have suggested... Read More
Find-A-Code has posted the changes for 2012 Quarter 2. This massive update includes new information for the following:
Several New/Deleted HCPCS codes
Updated Fees, RVUs, and NCCI Edits
APCs & DRGs
Medicare NCDs, LCDs, and Articles
Happy Coding!Find-A-Code: Simple, Fast, Current... Read More