tci E/M Coding Alert - 2015 Issue 11

ICD-10: Check 5 Key Diagnosis Code Changes To Perfect Your ICD-10 Claims

Hint: Skip the V codes. Oct. 1, 2015 has come and gone, and you have started  using ICD-10 codes. Even though the implementation date has passed, that doesn’t mean you should assume all is well. You need to continue your training and hone your knowledge, so that you won’t face denials in the coming months. Check these five pointers to solidify your ICD-10coding skills. Check 1: Look for Combination Codes Under ICD-10, you have more combination codes for certain conditions and their associated common symptoms or manifestations, said Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, senior director of...

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