Most diabetes codes in ICD-10-CM include more details than ICD-9-CM codes, but coders also need to consider additional codes. Jillian Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CCS, CCS-P, MHP , and Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC, CENTC, review key aspects for coding diabetes in ICD-10-CM.
ICD-10 implementation will impact different specialties and hospital departments in distinct ways. Andrew D. Boyd, MD, and Neeta K. Venepalli, MD, MBA , recently conducted a pair of studies to determine the financial and informational impact of ICD-10 on a variety of specialties.
ICD-10-CM readiness goes beyond training coders on the new code set. Rhonda Buckholtz , Wendy Aiken, and Sid Hebert, look at the impact of implementation on physicians and payers, and how providers can ease the transition.