By Amy C. Pritchett, BSHA, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEDO, CANPC, CASCC, CEDC, CRC, CCS, ICDCT-CM/PCS 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 chapters 1-7. In future months, we will cover additional chapters. Note: Text that is underlined ...
Know when it’s a G.O.O.D. idea, and how to do it properly. by Erin Andersen, CPC, CHC As a coder, you are responsible for assigning codes to services supported by documentation. You also have a responsibility to look for what isn’t in the documentation. When evaluating a provider’s encounter notes, ask yourself: Is there contradictory ...
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Aug 17th, 2009
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has posted the annual update to ICD-9-CM on its Web site as addenda changes to the index and tabular list. These fiscal year 2010 changes go into effect Oct. 1, 2009. In the index, additions are marked with bold and underlining; ...