Comparing Codes Across ICD Versions: Osteoarthritis
While implementation of ICD-11 in the US is likely years away, it is not too early to become familiar and comfortable with the structure and format. ICD-11 is a digital classification that is very different from ICD-10-CM. Let’s compare and contrast coding of a common condition, osteoarthritis. Note: In this example, the ICD-11 code is…
Rib Fracture – March 2023 Coding Tip
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: Gastroenteritis
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
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
Learn the 2023 ICD-10-PCS Updates for three sections including Medical and Surgical, Administration, and New Technology.
2023 ICD-10-CM Update
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
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
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
This month Mary Stanfill compares and contrasts hypertension codes across ICD versions (WHO ICD11 and ICD-10-CM.
Monkeypox – December 2022 Coding Tip
In December’s Coding Tip, learn the newly established laboratory test code, 87593, for the monkeypox virus.
COVID-19 Exposure – November 2022 Coding Tip
An expecting mother is diagnosed with COVID-19, and the newborn receives COVID-19 exposure, but the newborn is not affected by COVID-19.
Screening Colonoscopy – October 2022 Coding Tip
In October 2022’s Coding Tip, codes associated with a screening colonoscopy are described, specifically when a diagnostic service occurs.