Debridement is used to treat serious or chronic wounds that do not heal with standard treatment. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBG , describes five types of debridement and how to report these procedures in ICD-10-PCS.
Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition that occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. Brush up on ICD-10-CM coding for the condition and ICD-10-PCS coding for surgical procedures used to treat it. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Social determinants of health such as economic stability and access to education significantly impacting health outcomes. Kim Conner, BSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O , outlines potentially confusing ICD-10-CM guidelines and documentation challenges that complicate coding for social determinants.