Author "Amy Pritchett"

By Amy Pritchett
In Coding
Dec 2nd, 2018
In addition to updated guidelines summarized in November’s Healthcare Business Monthly (“Change Is Here: Review the 2019 ICD-10-CM Guideline Updates,” pages 32-36) the 2019 ICD-10-CM code book gains 279 new codes, revises 143 codes, and deletes 51 cod...
By Amy Pritchett
Oct 26th, 2018
The ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting is effective Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. That means the updated guidelines for fiscal year 2019 have been in effect for a month, already, by the time this issue makes it to your mailbox (or inbox...
By Amy Pritchett
Mar 1st, 2018
CPT® code and guideline changes show a shift towards collaborative care and behavioral health management. With the release of CPT® 2018, we see major changes in coding throughout the Evaluation and Management (E/M) section. New codes and chapters wer...
By Amy Pritchett
Dec 5th, 2017
Chapters 10-21: Tabular List addenda reveals changes that allow for more precise diagnosis coding. The ICD-10-CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries 2018 Addenda provides an overview of the many changes made to the code set for the upcoming year. To...
By Amy Pritchett
Nov 1st, 2017
Diagnosis coding for diseases of the circulatory system gets even more specific. The ICD-10-CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries 2018 Addenda provides insight to future diagnosis coding. Let’s review what is new, deleted, and revised in chapter ...