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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 more than just the code set. You need tools and resources that will guide your diagnostic code choices—DecisionHealth's 2016 Diagnostic Coding bundle. The ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians manual is ready for daily use in coding claims, to prevent medical necessity denials and help you secure every reimbursement dollar earned for professional services. Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM is designed to work with your ICD-10-CM code book, providing non-clinical coders with explanations of diseases and medical conditions to ensure complete understanding for complete coding.
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ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians
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.
NEW! Documentation tips on commonly-miscoded diagnoses due to inaccurate and/or insufficient documentation that will alert you to documentation errors that inevitably lead to coding mistakes.
Even More! Medical Term Definitions— clarify diseases and conditions for better code selection.
7th Character Icons—identify codes that require a 7th digit to ensure specificity and validity.
NEW! Manifestation Code Highlights—don'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 Indexes—updated Neoplasm and Drug and Chemical Tables, and External Causes and Alphabetic Disease Indexes.
ICD-10-CM Introduction and Conventions—familiarize 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.
Plain English Descriptions for ICD-10-CM
NEW! 200+ new listings added for 2016!
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.
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.