In Coding
Aug 20th, 2019
Know what to watch when coding bug bites, poison ivy, and heatstroke! Get ICD-10 pointers. Somehow it is mid-August already, and talk about 2020 code updates is buzzing. But summer 2019 isn’t done yet! How many of these warm-weather diagnoses have you coded so far this year? Verify Venom Before You Report That Bug Encounter ...
In ICD-10
Oct 9th, 2018
October is here and it’s the month of spooks, vampires, witches, and werewolves. With the celebration of Halloween, here are some ICD-10 codes you may see this season. Ghosts Did you just hear something creepy or is your mind playing tricks on you? If a ghost whispers in your ear or you see a headless specter, there is a code ...
Mar 1st, 2011
First treat the itch, then code the care. By Susan Ward, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CEMC, CPCD, CPRC, and Michelle A. Dick Bedbug infestations can happen just about anywhere: houses, apartments, five-star hotels, college dorms, libraries, movie theaters, retail stores, school buses, and even hospitals. These bugs like to hitch a ride to new, dark, comfortable ...