ICD-10 offers unique challenges to each specialty. Pulmonary with its focus on diseases of the lungs reflects an area of coding that will require physicians to document additional aspects of a patient's history of and exposure to smoking. Other specificity with identification of the infectious agent for certain lung conditions makes complete physician documentation a must. Patients with COPD often have both emphysema and chronic bronchitis in their diagnosis.
Are the guidelines same as they were for these diseases in ICD9?
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Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...
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