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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 are like any other ICD-10 code, and the more severe or complex a diagnosis, the higher the risk associated.
This month Mary Stanfill compares and contrasts hypertension codes across ICD versions (WHO ICD11 and ICD-10-CM.
January’s CDI Scenario covers other persistent atrial fibrillation presenting in a 58-year-old male in the emergency room.
In December’s Coding Tip, learn the newly established laboratory test code, 87593, for the monkeypox virus.
An expecting mother is diagnosed with COVID-19, and the newborn receives COVID-19 exposure, but the newborn is not affected by COVID-19.
In October 2022’s Coding Tip, codes associated with a screening colonoscopy are described, specifically when a diagnostic service occurs.
In the October 2022 CDI Scenario, a 60-year-old male patient suffers from Cytomegalovirus after receiving a lung transplant.
There is a list of codes that are exempt form the POA reporting list. It is updated each year, most recently effective April 2022. Read more.
The 2023 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Learn more about the changes here.