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2018 Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM

Product Code: DHMPBPEDIX18

Quick Overview

Accurate coding drives payment in home health. Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM is the ultimate reference tool for all coders and clinicians that may encounter coding terms while reading medical documentation.

September 2017
ISBN 978-1-68308-526-3

Price: $139.95

2018 Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM

Bolster medical necessity decision-making and quickly connect documentation to the right ICD-10 code with 2018 Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM.

Recently updated to deliver more Plain English descriptions for ICD-10-CM codes and categories, your non-clinical staff will increase coding accuracy and reduce claims denials by mastering the language. Designed to work with your ICD-10-CM code book, each code category/code range is listed sequentially with its actual ICD code description and a concise explanation of physiology and etiology components encompassed by the code. Get easy-to-understand ICD-10 information that you can rely on — order today!


Features include:

  • UPDATED! New and revised listings—now with even more ICD-10-CM descriptions, including updates based on 2018 changes

  • Plain English Descriptions for more than 4,500 ICD-10-CM codes and categories—increase coding accuracy with comprehensive clinical, coding and documentation guidance

  • ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines—reduce claims denials by mastering the rules of ICD-10-CM coding

  • Detailed, full-page anatomy illustrations—better interpret clinical notes and code with greater specificity

  • Numerical arrangement—easily find the information you seek. This book mirrors the arrangement of the official ICD-10-CM code set for easy identification

  • Diagnostic syndromes—understand what symptoms and/or diseases are included in a syndrome

  • Prefixes and suffixes for commonly used medical terms—boost coding speed and accuracy by overcoming any unfamiliar terms in the medical record