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ICD-10-CM Code Update: Be Prepared for Primary Care Coding Changes

Product Code: YMPDA081116D

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Take a deep dive into key primary care code changes to ensure you are prepared for the first diagnosis code update in five years and guarantee full reimbursement.
Publication Date Aug 11, 2016

Price: $199.00

ICD-10-CM Code Update: Be Prepared for Primary Care Coding Changes

Take a deep dive into key primary care code changes to ensure you are prepared for the first diagnosis code update in five years and guarantee full reimbursement.

It’s final — more than 3,000 ICD-10-CM code changes are coming. Is your practice ready for the massive code update on Oct. 1? General understanding of ICD-10-CM is not enough. To truly excel as a specialty practice coder, you must understand the nuances of diagnosis codes as applied to the patient population you serve.

Get up-to-speed on ICD-10 code changes for primary care practices so you can bill and code correctly. Coding expert Kim-Marie Walker will break down multiple code changes that affect the following prominent areas:

  • 152 code changes to the musculoskeletal section, including bunions, joint pain, fractures and adhesions
  • 260 new diabetes combination codes that contain additional disease manifestations, including eye conditions such as macular edema
  • 885 new codes in the injury, poisoning and external cause chapter, including complications of implantations
  • More than 100 new codes for eye and ear conditions
  • 79 new codes for clinical and laboratory findings
  • Further edits to the respiratory system, neoplasms and diseases of the blood
  • Code updates to relevant national coverage determinations, including smoking cessation services, mammography, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and many more

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