Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.
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As the first anniversary of ICD-10-CM go-live approaches, much uncertainty remains. Information on the overall impact of ICD-10-CM is scarce without CMS, insurers, or data-mining entities performing audits or data analysis.
With the release of the FY 2017 updates to the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, there’s a lot for coding professionals to review.
Although many HIM professionals and coding professionals were just starting to get comfortable with ICD-10-CM/PCS, it is time to prepare for the thousands of new ICD-10 changes coming soon.