Understanding the ICD-10-CM Chapter Specific Guidelines

This month’s focus is “Understanding the ICD-10-CM chapter specific guidelines.”

As with ICD-9-CM chapter specific guidelines, draft guidelines for ICD-10-CM have been created. This month we will focus on Chapter 1 (Certain infectious and parasitic diseases), which includes guidelines for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), sepsis and infectious agents as the cause of the diseases classified to other chapters, and nosocomial infections.

Full article:
Understanding the ICD-10-CM Chapter Specific Guidelines – Coding Edge September 2006

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