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The handbook's format and style of presentation follows that of previous editions inspired by the Faye Brown approach to coding instruction. The handbook is authored by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification at the AHA.
Fiscal year 2021 code updates, including new information on COVID-19, vaping-related disorder, history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension, immunodeficiency, cytokine release syndrome,cerebrospinal fluid leak, intracranial hypotension, neonatal cerebral infarction, and “chronic stroke”
Up-to-date guidance on coding signs and symptoms, diseases, disorders, procedures, conditions, complications of care, long-term care, and more
Reflects the Official Coding Guidelines
Over 200 chapter-based and final review exercises
Built-in workbook of case summary exercises
More than 50 four-color illustrations of anatomy, common disorders, and procedures
compare multiple ICD-10-CM codes for inclusions, exclusions, age and gender edits
The ICD-10-CM Validator tool allows you to check your diagnosis codes before you bill them together. The system will automatically check any Excludes and Includes notes for you.
Enter one code per line into the box on the left hand side. Enter ALL the codes you will list on a claim form to check for conflicts on each code pair. Once you click Validate, your results will be shown below.
Access to this feature is available in the following products: