AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4

Changes to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

A summary of the modifications to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting are included below. The complete guidelines may be downloaded by visiting http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd10cm.htm The modifications are published below using the following format: Narrative changes appear in bold text (e.g., severe sepsis) Items underlined were moved within the guidelines since October 1, 2018 (e.g., severe sepsis) Deletions are shown as strikeouts (e.g., severe sepsis) Section I. Conventions, general coding guidelines and chapter specific guidelines . . . A. Conventions for the ICD-10-CM . . . 15. “With” The word “with” or “in” should be...

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