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2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians

Product Code: DHMPBICDPH16

Quick Overview

Designed with the ICD-10-CM implementation in mind, ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians is ready to introduce new codes and to guide code choices.
ISBN 978-1-58383-834-1
Publication Date Sep 21, 2015

Price: $109.95

2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians


Coding accurately in ICD-10 isn't nearly as simple as switching your coding manual. The size of the diagnosis code set has tripled. You now have 68,000 codes to choose from, along with brand new conventions and guidelines. To code claims correctly, you need a resource that is more than just the code set. You need a tool that will guide your code choices—DecisionHealth's ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual for Physicians.

This official ICD-10-CM coding manual is ready for daily use in coding claims—don't code from draft manuals that lack the added guidance, illustrations, definitions and tips to help you accurately code your claims, prevent medical necessity denials and help you secure every reimbursement dollar earned for professional services.

Features & Benefits:

  • Complete HIPAA-mandated ICD-10-CM code set—all 68,000 ICD-10-CM codes and descriptions, organized across 21 chapters: Infectious and Parasitic diseases through Injuries, including external causes and reasons for visit.

  • NEW! EXCLUDES 2 conventions—included along with all other coding conventions (includes, Clarifying Terms, Code First and Use Additional Code Notes, etc.) that you need to accurately code and ensure proper reimbursement for services provided.

  • EXCLUSIVE! Placeholder "x" added to 3, 4 and 5-character codes requiring 7th characters with a dash in the 7th character position of the code to identify that a 7th character is needed. This eliminates confusion about how many x's to add to the code prior to assigning the 7th character.

  • NEW! Illustrations—more than 200 code-specific illustrations have been added to allow better interpretation of clinical notes and ensure assignment of the correct code

  • Color coding— makes code selection faster and easier. Includes color sidebars for easy identification of chapters in the tabular section, gray sidebars for the alphabetic index, and black sidebars to distinguish neoplasm and drug tables.

  • NEW!  ICD-10 guidelines excerpts embedded in the Tabular at the code level for so that you can quickly access the rules you'll need to code accurately.

  • EVEN MORE! Medical Term Definitions clarify diseases and conditions for better code selection.

  • 7th Character Iconsidentify codes that require a 7th digit to ensure specificity and validity.

  • NEW! Manifestation Code Highlightsdon't miss codes that require pairing to a primary code, plus "Code First" notes are listed in blue print to highlight manifestation codes requiring an etiology code.

  • Updated Tables and Indexesupdated Neoplasm and Drug and Chemical Tables, and External Causes and Alphabetic Disease Indexes.

  • ICD-10-CM Introduction and Conventionsfamiliarize yourself with the coding conventions used in ICD-10-CM.

  • UPDATED! ICD-10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting—authoritative coding rules provided by CMS and the NCHS giving coding direction and guidance.

  • Official Index—navigate the new coding system easily using the index to the tabular section and the index to the external causes.

  • Coding Tips—to guide you, raise red flags and help you code correctly to stay in compliance and gain accurate reimbursement.

  • Understanding this Manual—an explanation of how to efficiently use the book and maximize the use of the icons and tabular content.

  • Defining ICD-10-CM—including a background on ICD-10 and its conventions

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