Author "Peggy Stilley"

By Peggy Stilley
In Coding
Aug 9th, 2018
Comments Off on Pinpoint Correct Hysterectomy Coding
With so many code choices, be sure all related procedures are accounted for. Although hysterectomy is a common procedure in gynecology practice, coding for it is a challenge due to so many code choices. Along with the surgical approach and extent (i....
By Peggy Stilley
In Coding
Dec 17th, 2017
Pressure ulcer and non-pressure chronic ulcer diagnostic codes are located in ICD-10-CM chapter 12, Disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The concept of laterality (e.g., left or right) is pertinant, and should be included in the clinical docum...
By Peggy Stilley
In Coding
Jun 13th, 2016
Comments Off on ICD-10 Code Assignment for Pressure/Non Pressure Ulcers
Codes for pressure ulcers and non-pressure chronic ulcers are located in ICD-10-CM chapter 12, Disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The concept of laterality (e.g., left or right) is introduced, and should be included in the clinical documenta...