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ICD-10 Mapping for Health Plans

Rely on Coding Experts Who Know ICD-10

AAPC now provides comprehensive ICD-9 to ICD-10 mapping services for health plans and providers wanting a smooth transition to ICD-10. Our three step ICD-10 mapping process will ensure your organization has accurate forward and backward mapping with additional code selection choices and instructional note—enabling you to update your policies and processes, and minimizing the impact of the ICD-10 transition to all areas of your business.

“The quality of AAPC’s ICD-10 services
surpassed our expectations.”

- Bill Gracey, President & COO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

AAPC’s Three-Step ICD-10 Mapping Process:

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FORWARD MAPPING: AAPC expert coders conduct a forward mapping by individually comparing and mapping every ICD-9 code with its ICD-10 counterpart.
ICD-9-CM (Descriptor)

357.2 (Polyneuropathy in diabetes)
ICD-10-CM (Descriptor)

E0842 (Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with diabetic polyneuropathy)
E0942 (Drug or chemical induced...)
E1042 (Type 1 diabetes...)
E1142 (Type 2 diabetes...)
E1342 (Other specified...)
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BACKWARD MAPPING: AAPC professionals complete a backward mapping by reviewing every ICD-10 code with its ICD-9 predecessor.
ICD-10-CM (Descriptor)

E0842
(Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with diabetic polyneuropathy)
ICD-9-CM (Descriptor)

357.2 (Polyneuropathy in diabetes)
24960 (Secondary diabetes mellitus with neurological manifestations, not stated as uncontrolled, or unspecified)
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QUALITY REVIEW: Each code AAPC is independently examined to remove inherent mapping flaws, clarify unspecified I-9 codes, clarify combination codes and additional choices, etc. Coding experts also include useful comments that should prevent application errors such as “code first” and “code also” instructional notes.
Additional Choices E0840 (Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with diabetic neuropathy, unspecified)
E0940 (Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with neurological complications with diabeticneuropathy, unspecified)
E1040 (Type 1 diabetes mellitus with diabetic neuropathy, unspecified)
E1140 (Type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic neuropathy, unspecified)
E1340 (Other specified diabetes mellitus with diabetic neuropathy, unspecified)
Instructional Notes Code First

Poisoning due to drug or toxin
, if applicable (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)

Use additional code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)

Use additional code to identify any insulin use (Z79.4)