The switch to ICD-10-CM won't bring many changes in the codes for reporting genital prolapse, but understanding the nuances of the diagnoses is key for choosing the correct code. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, highlights terms to look for in documentation and provides a sample operative report to test your knowledge.
Blood tests are a common diagnostic tool for providers trying to determine a patient's condition. Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, reviews the components of blood, detailing key terms and conditions coders should know to prepare for ICD-10-CM.
ICD-10 implementation requires organizational coordination from a variety of departments. Chloe Phillips, MHA, RHIA, and Kayce Dover, MSHI, RHIA, discuss how organizations can overcome challenges regarding staffing, productivity, and data analytics as they prepare for the change.
Q: When would we use codes from ICD-10-CM category E13 (other specified diabetes mellitus)? If it's secondary diabetes but not due to an underlying condition or drug and is not chemically induced, what kind of diabetes could it be?