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    Need Help with ICD-10 CODES

    The patient has developed a stage II pressure ulcer on the sacrum and reports pain from the ulcerated area. Examination reveals that the wound is covered with black eschar and is surrounded by chronic inflammation with dark pigmentation. It is determined that the patient is not a candidate for...
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    Need Help with ICD-10 CODES

    The patient has developed a stage II pressure ulcer on the sacrum and reports pain from the ulcerated area. Examination reveals that the wound is covered with black eschar and is surrounded by chronic inflammation with dark pigmentation. It is determined that the patient is not a candidate for...
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    Practicode - ICD-9 coding

    Hi, its me again, can't seem to make a commitment to the Practicode program, have heard mixed reviews about it. Anyway new question here, is practicode all in ICD-10 now? I don't want to do any ICD-9 coding at all.
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    polypharmacy abuse

    Is there a way to code polypharmacy abuse without knowing the exact drugs used? It is a secondary code to suicidal ideation.
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    Practicode - passed my certification

    Has anyone done the Practicode? I purchased it with my package and now that I'm through with my class, my icd-10 proficiency and passed my certification, while I'm job-hunting, I thought I'd start it... it looks like it's doubled?? Both icd-9 (original) and new icd-10 cases?? anyone?? How does...
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    Rectus Abdominus Sheath Hematoma ICD-10 Code

    Does anyone know the ICD-10 code for a "rectus abdominus sheath hematoma?" I need help with coding this diagnosis.
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    Rectus Sheath Hematoma Code

    Does anyone know the ICD-10 code for a "rectus sheath hematoma?" I need help with coding for this diagnosis.
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    ICD-10 Certification Question

    I apologize if someone has already asked this question but I have noticed that anyone who had their coding certification prior to the implementation of ICD-10 was also required to get a separate ICD-10 certification. Is that still the case with those taking their coding ceritification exam in...
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    ICD-10 proficent CPC-A Looking for Billing/Coding Position

    MEEGAN SWEENEY, CPC-A PROFILE Certified Professional Coder, Health Claims Specialist with experience in various areas of bad debt collections and follow-up responsibilities including maintaining accurate patient files and charts. Completed an extensive Health Claims Specialist...
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    CPC looking for Remote Coding Position

    I am a very motivated and quick learner with over 18 years of experience in, HCC coding, oral and maxillofacial surgery, E/R profee, family practice, urology, critical care, PT/OT looking for a remote coding position. I am also ICD-10 proficient. Any leads would be greatly appreciated. Thank...
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    Orthopedic Fracture table 7th character

    If our orthopedic surgeon sees a patient in the office for consultation for a fracture (for example...S82.61XA). I would use the 7th character 'A' for the initial encounter. What would I use for a follow up visit after a CT scan? And what would I use for the surgery? I understand 'A' is only...
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    ICD-10 for Mucous Cyst?

    Has anyone been able to find a code for Mucous Cyst? ICD-10 does not appear to have a specific code for it. I was thinking of going with "Epidermal" cyst, since the cyst being excised technically is in the skin (as opposed to a joint/ or bone cyst). But I thought ICD-10 was supposed to be MORE...
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    Z98.61 vs. Z95.5 Cardiology Code Question

    I have to do education on the uses of Z98.61 coronary angioplasty status. vs Z95.5 presence of coronary angioplasty implant and graft Does anyone have any experience with these? Resources? Thanks :)
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    Wiki milk protein intolerance ICD-10

    Please help with this ICD-10 code for milk protein intolerance - I got Z91.011- however the provider doesn't agree with this. He said "None of those truly fit as milk protein intolerance is not an allergy to milk" the more concerning is the inflammatory reaction/bleeding that happens with the...
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    ICD-10 Code Fibula Fracture NOS

    Is there an ICD-10 code for a fibula fracture NOS?
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    Denial for 97597

    I have tried billing CPT code 97597 and keep getting it denied. I have used several ICD-10 codes and NONE seem to work. Help!
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    P07.10 - P07.18 - Low birth weight question

    Does the code for low birth weight changes as the baby gains weight in NICU? I am auditing neonatology and cannot find any documentation to back me up. All references to "birth" weight and the ICD-10 guideline that states (Section I, Chapter 16, e) Low birth weight and immaturity status: Codes...
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    Wiki Thoracic Spine Trauma ICD-10 code??

    I am a radiology coder so I deal with a lot of trauma and fracture codes. So far I have found everything in ICD-10 except a code for thoracic spine trauma/injury. Not the cord, the bones. In ICD-9 we used 959.19, but they did not make one that was specific for the thoracic spinal bone area. They...
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    job

    hello, my physician group(UROLOGY) is looking to fill a medical charge entry/coding and billing position, also a position to do A/R appeals and work denials. we are located in downtown Albuquerque full time positions only, no certification needed. CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS II, CMS-1500 is required if...
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    Wiki ICD-10 code help- Seizure

    Does anyone know the ICD-10 code for Single, unprovoked generalized seizure? Thank you in advance for your help.
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    Post-circumcision penile adhesions

    Can someone please help me determine ICD-10 code(s) for post-circumcision penile adhesions?
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    Fluoroscopic assistance for a open reduction left hip fracture repair

    Received a report from radiologist for Fluoroscopic assistance. Is there an ICD-10 code for this? Thank you for your help in advance.
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    CPC exam 2016

    I am taking my initial CPC cert exam soon and I do not know what manuals to use for 2015 or 2016 editions? ICD-9 or ICD-10? I am new to this arena and understand that the ICD-10 is now in place of the ICD-9 correct? Thanks in advance.
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    ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment Service Interruption

    Hi, I am currently taking my ICD-10 proficiency assessment and Blackboard stopped working. I am getting a "service interruption" message. Is anyone experiencing the same thing?
  25. R

    ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment Service Interruption

    Hi, I am currently taking my ICD-10 proficiency assessment and Blackboard stopped working. I am getting a "service interruption" message. Is anyone experiencing the same thing?
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    Newly certified CPC-A w/ICD-10 Proficiency in WNC looking for big break!!

    JODI E. MOTT, CPC-A jodimottcpca@gmail.com SKILLS PROFILE Certified Professional Coder who recently completed coursework in Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology I & II, Medical Coding, Billing and Insurance, Procedure Coding, and Diagnostic Coding. Detail-oriented individual who is...
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    ICD-10 CM Assessment Test

    Dear All, Today i appeared for ICD-10 CM assessment and i cleared it with 70 out of 75. But i want to know the wrong answers. Is there any way to know the wrong answers. Thanks Ravi
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    Cigna denying F1220 as admitting dx code

    I work at an inpatient facility for substance abuse and my claims for residential level of care are making it through my clearinghouse, but being blocked by the payer CIGNA stating that the "admitting diagnosis code: invalid for payer." The code DSM 5 Description for F1220 is for Cannabis use...
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    Wiki Annual exam with screening test for sti code z11.3

    Please help i have read the guidelines in icd-10 about 10 time and i can not find the answer. Patient comes for an annual exam z00.00 or z01.419 and the provider orders sti test. In icd-9 we used v74.5 screening for sexually transmitted disease. In icd-10 i used z11.3 encounter screening for...
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    Annual exam with screening test for sti code z13.4

    Please help i have read the guidelines in icd-10 about 10 time and i can not find the answer. Patient comes for an annual exam z00.00 or z01.419 and the provider orders sti test. In icd-9 we used v74.5 screening for sexually transmitted disease. In icd-10 i used z11.3 encounter screening for...
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    ICD-10 Assessment - I was wondering what the score

    Hi I was wondering what the score has to be to pass the ICD-10 test? Thank You
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    CPC-A in Dayton/Cincinnati, OH area with 19+ years of IT experience.

    After being outsourced following a successful 19+ year career in Information Technology, holding roles from computer programmer, systems analyst, team and project leader, and systems engineer, I have recently completed a training regimen in pursuit of a career change. Upon successful completion...
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    CDM vs ICD- 10 changes

    CDM updates vs 2010 CPT code changes What would you need to know for CDM chargemaster updates? And what changes would need to be addressed with the 2010 CPT code changes?:o
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