BC Advantage - 2014 Issue 4
ICD-10 Codes - Broken Down and Simplified for Mental Health Providers
By: Alice ScottMany mental health providers love their work and prefer to spend their time counseling their patients and avoiding the administrative issues of running a business. They often work individually with no need for office help. They may prefer to ignore changes like ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which are scheduled for implementation in October, but that date is getting closer so it cannot be avoided much longer. Fortunately, there is help, and importantly, it doesn't have to be complicated. There is a way to break it down and make it simple. ICD-10 codes are being mandated because ICD-9 codes...
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