Tag Archive for ‘ICD-10’
This column discusses common problems with the transition to ICD-10 codes and solutions for correcting these issues.
This column addresses how surgeons should make effective use of the one-year grace period for accurate ICD-10 coding.
New terminology associated with the expanded ICD-10 code set is defined in this month’s column.
Guidelines for transitioning to the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), including information about clinical documentation implementation programs are provided in this month’s column.
This month’s column summarizes changes reflected in the new code sets and highlights resources available to aid in the transition.
To assist surgeons with the transition to ICD-10, the ACS has developed an ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM crosswalk of the most frequently reported general surgery diagnosis codes.
This column addresses questions providers may have regarding the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, (ICD-10) delay and offers resources for surgical practices to continue to prepare for the conversion.
Health care providers throughout the nation currently use International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM). In 2009, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a regulation requiring its replacement. The ACS encourages members to become familiar with the new code sets, understand the difference between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10, and prepare for how the change may affect their practices