CMS Releases ICD-10 Coding Basics Video
In this MLN Connects video on the CMS YouTube Channel, Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, senior director, coding policy and compliance at AHIMA, provides a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding. In the video, similarities and differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM are reviewed. In addition to the topics listed below, the video demonstrates the ICD-10-CM coding process by walking through the steps involved in coding a number of specific clinical examples.
Topics covered in this video include:
- Similarities and differences from ICD-9-CM
- ICD-10-CM code structure
- Coding process and examples
- 7th Character
- Placeholder “x”
- Excludes notes
- Unspecified codes
- External cause codes
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