The publication of the final rule officially announcing a change in the ICD-10 compliance date from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014, ends the uncertainty surrounding ICD-10 implementation that has plagued the healthcare industry. Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, details what healthcare organizations should be doing now to prepare.
Coders are already familiar with the Table of Drugs in ICD-9-CM, but they will find some important differences in ICD-10-CM. Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS, and Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, walk through the key similarities and differences in the Table of Drugs.
ICD-10-CM coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction codes will undoubtedly differ from their ICD-9-CM counterparts in some ways, but certain aspects will remain the same. Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS, and Melanie Endicott, MBA/HCM, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, explain what coders need to know about reporting these conditions.