You only code the bipolar d/o. Refer to AHA Coding Clinic, First Quarter, 2020, p. 23:
[B]"When documentation states bipolar disorder and mild major depressive disorder, recurrent, only assign F31.9,... [ Read More ]
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You're going to have to ask the provider. This is not something that you can determine from the limited info you have.
Thanks, I will t... [ Read More ]
I have a question on coding for Bipolar disorder. I know that Bipolar and Major depression cannot be coded together. My question is in the specific documentation. The provider documented major depress... [ Read More ]
I have a denial due to dx code T74.31XA being as primary dx (IP). I looked through the account and was unable to find another dx code (other than what I have below). From the T74 code that was for "ma... [ Read More ]
I like to use icd10data.com - You can drill down by category to see the different options. This is copied from that site:
F31 Bipolar disorder F31.0 Bipolar disorder, current episode hy... [ Read More ]
I want to be sure that I am interpreting this measure correctly.
[COLOR=#008080]For Denominator Exclusion the definition:
[I]'Not Eligible for Depression Screening or Follow-Up Plan (Denominator Excl... [ Read More ]
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You may need to query the provider and ask them to be more specific
the 10/1/16 - 09/30/17 ICD-10-CM guidelines state:
The assignment of a diagnosis code is based on the provider’s diagnos... [ Read More ]
I'm fairly new to coding, however, as we all know the real world documentation is very different from textbook and examples-
How far can coders clinically infer?
say my doctor diagnosed the patient ... [ Read More ]
Knowing the four types and code categories will help you avoid inconsistent diagnosis coding. By Mary Massey CPC AAPC Fellow Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that produces manic and depressive cyc... [ Read More ]
By Rhonda Buckholtz CPC CPMA CPCI CENTC CGSC COBGC CPEDC Coding for mental and behavioral disorders in ICD10CM will depend on the documentation found in the medical record. Working with clinicians on ... [ Read More ]