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As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
Click on PDF below for the answers to the ICD-10-CM crossword puzzle on p. 12. ICD-10-CM
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
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JULY 22, 2015
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NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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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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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for external
OCTOBER 28, 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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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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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
Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situations wit
Many coders rely on the advice in the American Hospital Association (AHA)'s Coding Clin
Not all classifications remain the same in ICD-10-CM. Hemoptysis (coughing up blood or blo
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MARCH 19, 2014
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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 
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 congenital glaucoma?  
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Tourette’s syndrome?  
SEPTEMBER 30, 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 hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for diaper dermatitis? A) L20 B) L21
OCTOBER 28, 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 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
The Certified Coder Boot Camp®—ICD-10-CM Version is a two-day
MAY 13, 2015
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Coders can now appropriately assign a code for diastolic or systolic heart failure, as warranted
Codi
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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  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-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
ICD-10-CM case study in Sp
AUGUST 19, 2015
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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
Coding and documentation should tell a patient's complete story. With the greater specific
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
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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
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MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
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
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MARCH 26, 2014
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Codes for heart failure are located in ICD-10-CM category I50. Coders should note the list
CMS recently released Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Spec
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situ
MAY 13, 2015
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Fracture codes for the thorax are located in category S22 (fracture of rib[s], sternum, an
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
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
Codes for reporting conditions relating to the endocrine system are located in Chapter 4 o
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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JULY 9, 2014
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AUGUST 13, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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JANUARY 21, 2015
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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
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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MAY 13, 2015
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For coders of certain specialties, the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM may only require lea
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 training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JULY 8, 2015
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APRIL 29, 2015
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Q: We are trying to verify whether we should bill for two units of the CPT® code wh
APRIL 29, 2015
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Q: How are use, abuse, and dependence defined for diagnoses in ICD-10-CM?
MAY 13, 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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The percentage of Medicare Advantage (Part C) customers has been rapidly growing, and coding and
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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  Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM co
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., SNFs are in a vulnerable position. Residents’ como
Despite all the uncertainty surrounding the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS, the Cooperating Part
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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  While the added specificity for reporting diagnoses ICD-10-CM can cause concern
MARCH 18, 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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NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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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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By John Commins New research shows that counted deaths from COVID-19 in mid-April were ab
MAY 28, 2020
by Shannon Newell, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer Approximately 8
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MARCH 19, 2014
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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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Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
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
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
DECEMBER 10, 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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Fracture codes in ICD-10-CM include more information than those in ICD-9-CM. ICD-10-CM fracture c
DECEMBER 3, 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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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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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
Q: Can “in the setting of”' be interpreted as “due to” in ICD-10-CM? F
JULY 15, 2015
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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
CMS added these four APCs in the latest I/OCE update, effective October 1:
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: When would we use codes from ICD-10-CM category E13 (other specified diabetes mellit
JANUARY 21, 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 excessive eating?   A)
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for chronic nephritic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormali
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for spondylolsis of the cervical region?  
JANUARY 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for constitutional gigantism?  
MARCH 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for a fistula of the salivary gland?  
MAY 13, 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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  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
JULY 9, 2014
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
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"
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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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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  Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM co
JULY 23, 2014
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Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
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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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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With little more than 40 days to go until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date, there’s no sho
ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes in ICD-10-C
Codin
JANUARY 21, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
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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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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ICD-10-CM coding quiz in Speci
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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ICD-10-CM training quiz in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MARCH 18, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
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
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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Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for cardiac c
JULY 8, 2015
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APRIL 23, 2014
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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
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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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
Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV)
3,600 new procedure codes. 1,900 new diagnosis codes. 487 code revisions. That’s what&rsq
  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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The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
  Coders are aware that ICD-10-CM will allow much more specificity than ICD-9-CM,
MARCH 5, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 7, 2015
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
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
After a latest-icd-10-bill-shows-ama-congre
Those following the episodic turns of the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation saga witnessed another dra
APRIL 9, 2014
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Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
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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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
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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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.
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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By Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC If you code a
JANUARY 21, 2015
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You’ve probably heard that you need to beef up your clinical knowledge for ICD-10-CM
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
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-
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS train
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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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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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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As with ICD-9, there are ample resources are available to assist you with coding and clini
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
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
While some hospitals are just approaching their peak of treating COVID-19 patients, others are al
APRIL 23, 2020
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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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
MAY 6, 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,
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the ICD-10-CM Z codes. The sec
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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In an effort to accommodate the latest advances in technology and make the code set easier
JULY 22, 2015
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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-9-CM includes a diagnosis code to show when a surgeon converts a laparoscopic procedure to an
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 21, 2015
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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
 Q: I have a question about coding infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for
OCTOBER 28, 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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These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
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: I have a question regarding facility coding for evaluation and management (E/M) leve
AUGUST 19, 2015
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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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With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing facilities that administer the United States Medical Licensure
APRIL 23, 2020
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CMS introduced several new HCPCS codes and added comprehensive APCs (C-APC), including one for ob
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By Christopher Cheney The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic i
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For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
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by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
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With fewer than 78 days until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation, plenty of questions still remain abou
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In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
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The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
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CMS revises July 2015 quarterly drug code updates On July 10, CMS resci
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