Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the U.S. Tonya Chandler, RHIT , examines ICD-10-CM reporting for fentanyl use, overdose, symptoms, and dependence through several coding scenarios.
CMS released the fiscal year 2024 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting on July 5. The release included updated language and examples for reporting COVID-19 preoperative testing, sepsis, the coma scale, and other conditions.
Laurie Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CRC , covers the highlights from the Coding Clinic’s latest installment. It includes sequencing for cancer, COVID-19 screening updates, and analysis of “with” guidelines in ICD-10-CM.
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited disorders that causes red blood cell deformation. This article discusses the disease and covers new guidance for it and its manifestations according to FY 2024 ICD-10-CM guidelines and codes. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.