The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has mandated the replacement of the ICD-9-CM code sets used by medical coders and billers to report health care diagnoses and procedures with ICD-10 codes, effective Oct. 1, 2014. ICD-10 implementation will radically change the way coding is currently done and will require a significant effort to implement. The time for ICD-10 implementation training is now, and through AAPC, thousands of organizations and individuals have become ICD-10 Implementation Ready.
FEATURED RESOURCE —
OB/GYN Reference Guide
ICD-10-CM will require new skills. AAPC has created an OB/GYN coding resource to help you make the transition to the new system. Read More >>
ICD-10 IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES —
We will be sharing a number of strategies to help your practice successfully implement ICD-10-CM. Please remember to track your progress in your ICD-10 Read More >>
CODING SNAPSHOT —
PRE-OPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Large left ovarian complex cyst, 15 weeks gestation for G2P1.
POST-OPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Same
OPERATION: Exploratory laparotomy, Read More >>