Kareo: 6 Key ICD-10 Changes for Primary Care

ICD-10-CM will allow primary care specialists to more accurately depict chronic conditions, as well as other commonly reported diagnoses. Kareo recently interviewed AAPC’s VP of ICD-10 Education and Training, Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CENTC, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC, for an article on key diagnoses to which primary care specialists should pay particular attention, after ICD-10 implementation. While these six diagnoses will require extra attention after the transition to the new code set, this is certainly not a comprehensive list.


  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Ear infections
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma

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David Blackmer has been working in healthcare business operations and marketing since early 2008. He has authored and contributed to dozens of industry articles, and he is a regular speaker at various healthcare conferences and other events across the country. He earned his Master of Strategic Communication degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT.

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