tci General Surgery Coding Alert - 2019 Issue 3

ICD-10 Changes: Master Guidelines for Infection, Sepsis

Neglect sequencing rules at your peril. Each year, we rush to learn “new codes, new codes, new codes,” as we embrace big changes to CPT® and ICD-10-CM code sets. But in all that hustle to master code updates, we often neglect some code-set changes that are just as important: the guidelines. “While becoming familiar with the annual changes to specific ICD-10-CM codes is important, it is equally important to review the coding guidelines for additions, revisions, and deletions,” says Amanda Corney, MBA, medical billing operations manager for Medical Resources Management in Rochester, New York. Goal:...

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