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?
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.
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.
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.