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Mar 1st, 2007
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This month’s focus is “Understanding the ICD-10-CM Draft Guidelines for Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa.” Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa is located in chapter seven of ICD-10-CM. Laterality for most of the categories in chapter seven designates codes for right eye, left eye, and bilateral (both eyes). When a code does designate which ...
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Feb 1st, 2007
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This month’s focus is “Understanding the ICD-10-CM draft guidelines for Diseases of the Nervous System,” which is located in Chapter 6 of ICD-10-CM. Full article: Diseases of the Nervous System – Coding Edge February 2007 Diseases of the Nervous System was last modified: February 1st, 2007 by admin aapc...
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Jan 1st, 2007
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This month’s focus is “Understanding the ICD-10-CM draft guidelines for Mental and Behavioral Disorders. Mental and Behavioral Disorder in ICD-10-CM range from F01 to F99. These codes are found in Chapter 5 of ICD-10-CM Tabular list. In most cases, Chapter 5 parallels codes found in the DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) published ...
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Dec 1st, 2006
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This month’s focus is understanding the ICD-10-CM draft guidelines for endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases. Full article: Guidelines for Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases – Coding Edge December 2006 Guidelines for Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases was last modified: December 1st, 2006 by admin aapc...
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Nov 1st, 2006
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This month’s focus is understanding the ICD-10-CM draft guidelines for neoplasm sequencing. Last month the focus was on the neoplasm coding guidelines. Sequencing of neoplasm codes If the reason for the encounter is for diagnosis of a suspicious lump, skin lesion, or other indication that a malignancy might be present, assign the code for the ...