September 13, 2017
Learn about additions, deletions and revisions to the ICD-10- CM diagnosis code set before your software updates in October.
There are new codes including for substance abuse in remission, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure. Some eye conditions have added specificity. Look for additions for intestinal obstructions and breast lumps. There are additional codes for maternal care of a woman whose fetus has heart rate or rythem problems.
There are many changes that are grammatical but don’t change the meaning of the code, such as “arteries” to “artery” and “medial” to “middle.” Practices that perform or order antenatal screening services will find additional options for reporting. And, what ICD-10 update would be complete without more external cause codes?
Coders want to know about changes to conditions that they use in reporting claims. This webinar will provide an overview of changes and a process in which coders can analyze in detail what changes will affect their work.
- After the presentation, participants will be able to:
Identify three conditions with changes in ICD-10 coding for October 1,
- Describe where to find a listing of the additions, deletions and revisions
- Select conditions used in their own practice that will require education and review