Tag Archive for ‘coding help’
Early ICD-10 audits indicate a learning curve for general surgeons
This column discusses common problems with the transition to ICD-10 codes and solutions for correcting these issues.
The one-year grace period for correct use of ICD-10 codes
This column addresses how surgeons should make effective use of the one-year grace period for accurate ICD-10 coding.
Successfully navigating the transition to ICD-10 terminology
New terminology associated with the expanded ICD-10 code set is defined in this month’s column.
The importance of detailed documentation in ICD-10
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.
ACS develops ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalk to assist in billing
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.