BC Advantage - 2014 Issue 12
Learning the Language of ICD-10
In this series of articles, we will learn terms that are used in ICD-10 Coding, which is slated for implementation on October 1, 2015. We're going to help you be ready. What is our first word? DOCUMENTATIONIf you want to succeed with ICD-10, your doctor must make sure that their DOCUMENTATION of the visit is LEGIBLE and COMPLETE. I recently requested a copy of my medical record of a recent doctor visit. The record was LEGIBLE, but it wasn't complete. Why? NO date of service, NO chief complaint, NO history, and a...
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