AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2012 Issue 4; Ask the Editor - ICD-10-CM/PCS
Acute Exacerbation of Asthma and Status Asthmaticus
Are we to assume that ICD-9-CM guidelines not included in ICD-10-CM will not be valid beginning when ICD-10-CM is implemented? For example, ICD-9-CM guideline Section I.C8.a.4, “Acute exacerbation of asthma and status asthmaticus” does not have a counterpart in the ICD-10-CM guidelines. ...
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