Deck the Halls with ICD-10 Codes

The weather outside is turning frightful and it’s that time of year when accidents and injuries are plentiful. Here are 10 funny ICD-10 codes to help you get through winter and the mayhem of the holidays. Y92.59 – Injury at … Read More

ICD-10 for the Accident-Prone Olympic Athlete

Many agree that the Summer Olympic Games are one of the most exciting sporting events in the world. From Michael Phelps to the “Final Five,” it’s easy to get swept up into Olympic fever [ICD-10 Code: R50.9]. Get into the … Read More

ICD-10 and Coding Accuracy

Despite a smooth transition to ICD-10 with relatively few technical glitches, there have been questions about the accuracy of the coding. ICD-10 Monitor recently published results from a survey they compiled and analyzed data from 300 coders at 50 health … Read More

It’s a Cruel, Cruel Summer (ICD-10 Style)

There are countless reasons to love the summer… barbecues, pool parties, fireworks. But the warmer months have their drawbacks too. To help you prepare for the medical mishaps, we compiled a list of ICD-10 codes for summer. You forgot to … Read More

CMS Adding New ICD-10 Codes October 1

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will add nearly 1,900 new diagnosis codes and 3,651 hospital inpatient procedure codes to the ICD-10 system in fiscal year 2017. Nearly 500 code titles will also be revised. The additions … Read More

ICD-10 and the Value of Drug Underdosing Documentation

The implementation of ICD-10 allows us to capture “drug underdosing” for the first time, which can provide insights on hospital readmissions. This new data could prove invaluable as reimbursement models shift toward accountable care. What is underdosing? Underdosing occurs when … Read More

How I Love Thee ICD-10, Let me Count The Ways

Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day is not all candy hearts and roses. Before the holiday of love approaches, let’s brush up on some ICD-10 codes that could send the enamored straight to the doctor’s office. And yes, believe it or … Read More

Maximize Your Practice’s Revenue in 2016

It’s the beginning of a new year. How is your practice doing financially? More and more practices are discovering that by outsourcing their medical billing, they can increase revenue, cash flow and efficiency. With the implementation of ICD-10, it’s vital … Read More

‘Tis the Season for ICD-10

The days are shorter, there’s a nip in the air and there’s a good chance you might run across one of these ICD-10 codes this holiday season: W34.110 Accidental malfunction of BB gun You finally received the coveted Official Daisy … Read More

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