Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) are infectious diseases that pose a great public health risk due to their epidemic potential. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA , breaks down ICD-10-CM coding for four VHFs: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Ebola virus disease, Lassa fever, and Marburg virus disease. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Essential newborn care includes services provided at the time of birth and over the first hours of life. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC , writes about E/M coding for these routine obstetric services.
CMS recently added 24 audiology and speech-language pathology services to its list of telehealth services covered under Medicare during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). These services include speech, hearing, and swallowing assessments, and cognitive interventions.
Q: A patient is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and arteriosclerotic peripheral artery disease (PAD). Can we report ICD-10-CM code E11.51 with a code from subcategory I70.2- to describe affected vessels?