tci Part B Insider - 2009 Issue 17

DIAGNOSIS CODING :Get a Sneak Peek at the New ICD-9 Codes You'll Use in October

Looking for new sepsis or poisoning codes? The new crop of diagnoses could be just what you need. If youve felt like your infection coding could use a tune-up, the new batch of ICD-9 codes delivers, with 12 new codes that target your specialty. Thats just the tip of the iceberg, with 141 new codes that youll be able to use as of Oct. 1. Read on for a few highlights. Infection: Youll find several new infection codes, with examples as follows: " 670.10-670.14 -- Puerperal endometritis " 670.20-670.24 -- Puerperal sepsis " 670.30-670...

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