State and federal prosecutors continue to extract sizable settlements from practices that allegedly submitted fraudulent claims for one type of service—urine drug tests (UDT). In this article, Julia Kyles, CPC , breaks down fraudulent coding and billing patterns for UDT services.
The 2022 ICD-10-CM manual includes new codes for thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA)—a rare clinical syndrome defined by the presence of hemolytic anemia, organ dysfunction, and low platelets. Read up on TMA pathophysiology and diagnosis coding.
Chapter 19 of ICD-10-CM includes codes for various types of injuries, poisonings, and other consequences of external causes. Review integumentary anatomy and ICD-10-CM coding for burns and superficial injuries. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.