Ancillary department staff may think they don’t need ICD-10 training, but they’re wrong. Lori Purcell, RHIA, CCS, and Kathy DeVault, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, offer tips for preparing ancillary department staff for ICD-10-CM.
ICD-10-CM coding for diabetes mellitus will look very different from the ICD-9-CM coding . Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, explains what coders need to know to code diabetes in ICD-10-CM.
The upcoming transition to ICD-10 is a great opportunity to build relationships with physicians. Kathy DeVault, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, Mark N. Dominesey, MBA, RN, CCDS, CDIP, HIT Pro-CP, and Ann Barta, MSA, RHIA, reveal how coders and clinicians can educate each other to make the ICD-10 transition smoother.
Coders who want to get a head start on coding in ICD-10-CM can now download the 2014 ICD-10-CM codes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and CMS websites. The updated coding guidelines for ICD-10-CM are not available yet.