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..

ICD-10-CM Neurology

ICD-10-CM for Neurology: 4 New Developmental Delay Codes & CADISIL Subcategory

Each code set this year specifies the type of disorder or body part

Order up: You asked, and we’re delivering even more ICD-10-CM 2019 coverage, this time for neurology. What’s new, starting Oct. 1, 2018, are 30 additions and revisions for clonic hemofacial spasm, developmental disorder screenings, and cerebral infarction codes, among others, says medical coding consultant Kim More..

Cerebral Infarction Codes

Don’t Skip a Beat with New Hyperlipidemia, Cerebral Infarction 2019 ICD-10-CM Codes

Vague cardiology codes for several disorders have been deleted—learn their replacements

Our coverage of ICD-10-CM 2019 continues here with a few more updates on what’s new for cardiology. The updated codes take effect in just two short months—on October 1, 2018—so it’s time to put your preparation efforts in high gear. Knowing your cardiology diagnosis codes 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..