Coding Tips

Rib Fracture – March 2023 Coding Tip

By Sarah Kriegshauser / March 28, 2023

A new subcategory for the fracture of ribs associated with compression of the chest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has been created.

Comparing Codes Across ICD Versions: Syncope

By Mary Stanfill / March 27, 2023

Mary Stanfill compares code assignments and categories for the common condition of syncope in ICD-10-CM and WHO ICD-11

Comparing Codes Across ICD Versions: Gastroenteritis

By Mary Stanfill / February 28, 2023

To become familiar and comfortable with the structure and format of ICD-11, compare and contrast the coding of gastroenteritis.

New Technology Section – February 2023 Coding Tip

By Staff / February 27, 2023

Many of the new technology section codes may be eligible for New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP). Included in this tip are a few examples.

ICD-10-PCS 2023 Update

By Staff / February 20, 2023

Learn the 2023 ICD-10-PCS Updates for three sections including Medical and Surgical, Administration, and New Technology.

2023 ICD-10-CM Update

By Sarah Kriegshauser / February 8, 2023

Check out this 2023 ICD-10-CM update which is effective April 1, 2023. There are many new codes in a variety of chapters.

Use of Additional Code – January 2023 Coding Tip

By Sarah Kriegshauser / January 31, 2023

When using an additional code for an unspecified condition type, it is imperative to decide if it adds additional information or not.

High Risk Diagnosis Codes and Risk Adjustment

By Staff / January 27, 2023

High risk diagnosis codes are like any other ICD-10 code, and the more severe or complex a diagnosis, the higher the risk associated.

Comparing Codes Across ICD Versions: Hypertension

By Mary Stanfill / January 26, 2023

This month Mary Stanfill compares and contrasts hypertension codes across ICD versions (WHO ICD11 and ICD-10-CM.

Monkeypox – December 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / December 27, 2022

In December’s Coding Tip, learn the newly established laboratory test code, 87593, for the monkeypox virus.