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Click on PDF below for the answers to the ICD-10-CM crossword puzzle on p. 12. ICD-10-CM
As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
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OCTOBER 7, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for intest
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for benign
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which ICD-10-CM external cause codes for ca
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 16, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
JULY 23, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 30, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
AUGUST 6, 2014
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ICD-10-CM assessment in Sp
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
We're less than two months away from the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS, and the AHA 
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MARCH 19, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
AUGUST 5, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
AUGUST 12, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
The latest ICD-10 delay has once again thrown providers' implementation plans into disarray, with
APRIL 30, 2014
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The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32 total code
  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for bilateral vitreous degeneration?
JULY 22, 2015
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Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
Placeholders are a new concept in ­ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM codes can be up to seven characters i
CMS recently released Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Special
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Urolithiasis (ICD-10-CM categories N20-N22) is a condition in which hard masses, or calcul
Excludes notes are one significant change in ICD-10-CM. In ICD-9-CM, Excludes notes can mean two
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
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JUNE 4, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Codes for heart failure are located in ICD-10-CM category I50. Coders should note the list
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MARCH 26, 2014
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To help minimize the impact ICD-10-CM can have on key performance indicators, start by ensuring
The four Cooperating Parties released the 2015 ICD-10-CM guidelines and, in the process, deleted
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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  By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
Category S72.- (fracture of femur) includes an example of a new concept in ICD-10-CM, the
One of the biggest changes in ICD-10-CM is the time frame for reporting an acute myocardial infar
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for l
MAY 14, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
JULY 9, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features questions ICD-10-CM c
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features questions about ICD-10-CM co
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for complica
APRIL 8, 2015
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ICD-10-CM allows coders to report additional detail for many conditions of the male reprod
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features questions about ICD-10-CM co
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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For coders of certain specialties, the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM may only require lea
  FY 2019 release of ICD-10-CM now available
AUGUST 9, 2018
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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Unlike all other codes in ICD-10-CM category S82.-, torus fractures of the lower leg do no
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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ICD-10-CM case study in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
MAY 27, 2015
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
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  Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM co
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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  While the added specificity for reporting diagnoses ICD-10-CM can cause concern
MARCH 18, 2015
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One of the new concepts in ICD-10-CM is the seventh character to denote the encounter type. In IC
APRIL 8, 2015
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Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll h
JUNE 25, 2014
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll he
JULY 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for wasting syndrome? A) R61 B)
MAY 14, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for aphasia? A) R47.01 B) R47.02 C)
JULY 9, 2014
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  Certified Coder Boot Camp—ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS 
MARCH 19, 2014
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by Shannon Newell, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer Approximately 8
An ICD-10-CM sample query in our coding-sample-polic
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Codes for fractures of the wrist and hand are located in the S62.- series in ICD-10-CM. Th
  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a. &n
AUGUST 27, 2014
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Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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Recording use, abuse, and dependence for tobacco use with ICD-10-CM can be difficult if yo
The new ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date looks to be October 1, 2015. CMS mentioned October
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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We’re still living under a code freeze as we (eagerly) await ICD-10 implementation. However
In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Cardiovascular disease coding in ICD-10-CM will function very similarly to the way it does in ICD
MARCH 26, 2014
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 20, 2014
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No. ICD-10-CM classifies depression under Disorder, depressive, major (MDD), but more information
  For coders of certain specialties, the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM may
APRIL 29, 2015
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Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer &nbs
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Q: Can “in the setting of”' be interpreted as “due to” in ICD-10-CM? F
JULY 15, 2015
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Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: We’ve heard that ICD-10-CM does not include a diagnosis code to show that a laparosco
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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The codes for complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium appear in Chapter
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 23, 2014
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MAY 21, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for a dissociative stupor?  
JUNE 4, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a.   
AUGUST 13, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for constitutional gigantism?  
MARCH 18, 2015
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It’s not too early to prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JULY 9, 2014
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 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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CMS added these four APCs in the latest I/OCE update, effective October 1:
New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
JULY 9, 2014
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  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
MARCH 25, 2015
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  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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With the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS and the implementation of the Patient Protection and Afforda
  Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM co
JULY 23, 2014
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This webcast is a companion program to the March cardiovascular diagnosis coding program,
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 6, 2014
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An ICD-10-CM training quiz in our coding-sample-policie
JULY 16, 2014
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Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., SNFs are in a vulnerable position. Residents’ como
Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D
The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes in ICD-10-C
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
By John Commins New research shows that counted deaths from COVID-19 in mid-April were ab
MAY 28, 2020
Coders are aware that ICD-10-CM will allow much more specificity than ICD-9-CM, and that i
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Co
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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ICD-10-CM training quiz in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JUNE 10, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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MARCH 11, 2015
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Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
JUNE 17, 2015
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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I am searching for clear, legitimate, documented guidance regarding coding for a verbal o
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
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  By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Tra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
  Coders are aware that ICD-10-CM will allow much more specificity than ICD-9-CM,
MARCH 5, 2014
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The team at JustCoding is proud to announce a revamped and redesigned website launching soon. The
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trai
JUNE 10, 2015
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DECEMBER 9, 2015
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CMS hosted an ICD-10 “Code-a-thon” Monday (a title which instantly brings to mind all
ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?  
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
APRIL 9, 2014
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After a latest-icd-10-bill-shows-ama-congre
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
Q: When I started as a coder, I learned that the complication code, such as from ICD-9-
JUNE 3, 2015
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by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
After three years’ worth of frustration and postponements ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation seem
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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One of the new concepts ICD-10-CM introduces is the seventh character. As coders have prepared fo
MAY 6, 2015
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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for gastroint
AUGUST 5, 2015
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CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
You’ve probably heard that you need to beef up your clinical knowledge for ICD-10-CM
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
Coders will find 50 new codes in ICD-10-PCS for 2016, according to
JUNE 17, 2015
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
The MS-DRG shift driven by the switch to ICD-10 will impact diagnoses throughout ICD-10-CM.
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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Q: Is it appropriate to assign code Y95, nosocomial condition, based on the documentatio
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
AHA’s Coding Clinic is ramping up its focus on ICD-10 and we’ll help
JUNE 18, 2014
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Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
MARCH 26, 2014
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A sample query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 9, 2014
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 22, 2015
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
MAY 6, 2015
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Q: Should modifiers for laterality be used for CPT® code 31624 (bronchos
JUNE 24, 2015
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Join coding and OASIS expert Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer,
by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not have th
In ICD-10-CM, when reporting foot and toe fractures, coders will use the initial encounter
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
MAY 6, 2015
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Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
As we, at ACDIS, prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation we look to the strength of our members
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer L
JULY 15, 2015
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The transition to ICD-10-CM will result in a “significant information loss”, accordin
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Q: We are having trouble determining how to assign a code for a pressure ulcer that begins
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
JUNE 18, 2014
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APRIL 9, 2014
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JUNE 4, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV) s
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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While some hospitals are just approaching their peak of treating COVID-19 patients, others are al
APRIL 23, 2020
  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has prompted some medical schools to can
MARCH 18, 2020
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L. Usher
Q: I am having trouble with ICD-10-PCS coding for a perineal laceration repair. Some so
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing facilities that administer the United States Medical Licensure
APRIL 23, 2020
Q: Are there any new HCPCs codes for procedures beginning October 1? &n
  CMS HCPCS update files
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
JUNE 18, 2014
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Events include: ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenance Committ
by Sherry Corsello, RHIT, CPC, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer  
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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  Coders know that ICD-10-CM will bring new levels of specificity to diagnosis cod
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Considering the challenges healthcare facilities are facing due to COVID-19, some medical schools
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To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
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