Can Your Staff Code in ICD-10?
ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a new infographic to help you answer this question. If your team is not ready to code in ICD-10, you may not be able to successfully bill for your services.
As with ICD-9, ample resources are available to assist you with coding for ICD-10.
Official government coding guidelines cover:
- Diagnosis coding – ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2016
- Procedure coding – ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2016
American Hospital Association Coding Clinic Resources:
- You may submit coding questions to the American Hospital Association’s codingclinicadvisor.com or view AHA’s free webinars (registration is required). When contacting the Coding Clinic Advisor, be sure to include documentation and specify whether your question refers to a specific setting like a skilled nursing facility or home health services. Please note that the Coding Clinic Advisor will not respond to inquiries that include personal health information (PHI) or the names of providers or health care facilities.
- Sample ICD-10-CM Superbill