Category Archives: ICD-10 Coding

Ophthalmology Coding

Gear Up for Chapter 7 Changes to 2019 ICD-10 Ophthalmology Coding

Plus: Look for new code sets in Chapter 2, including C44 carcinomas

Here comes a plethora of new and revised ICD-10-CM codes for ophthalmology and optometry—from more specific code choices to identify the affected eye and eyelid, to brand-new code sets for rosacea conjunctivitis and “droopy brows.” Make sure you’re ready to use the new codes come More..

ob-gyn ICD-10 Codes Changes

Get Specific: New Ob-Gyn ICD-10 Codes Include 2 For ‘Post-Baby Blues’

Plus: Add codes for uterine doubling and multiple-gestation pregnancies to your toolbox

Ready for more ICD-10-CM updates? Over 500 diagnostic coding changes will take effect on October 1, 2018—with more than 30 specifically focused on obstetrics and gynecology. Significant ob-gyn ICD-10 codes changes cover everything from maternal depression to uterine disorders, notes coding and compliance instructor Lori More..

Urology

2019 Skills Upgrade: Master the New Urology ICD-10 Codes

Codes for urethral stricture & diagnostic imaging of the testis get a makeover

In the 2019 ICD-10-CM release, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a total of 473 code changes, including 279 brand-new codes. And urology is among the top 10 specialties facing significant diagnostic coding changes for 2019. The scoop: Most of the new More..

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