The Value of ICD-10 at the Point of Care

By Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC, and Richard Loomis, MD, CPC: This article will discuss and provide examples of how ICD-10 benefits clinical medicine by providing clinicians with accurate information during physician-patient interactions, when it most needed.

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Coding Heart Procedures in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS
Feb11

Coding Heart Procedures in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Tune in to this monthly online coding column to learn from AHIMA’s coding experts about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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Coding Ebola Virus and Enterovirus D68
Nov12

Coding Ebola Virus and Enterovirus D68

Tune in to this monthly online coding column from Melanie Endicott to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS. This month focuses on the need for greater specificity in coding Ebola and Enterovirus D68.

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ICD-9-CM Refresher
Jun11

ICD-9-CM Refresher

Tune in to this monthly online coding column from Melanie Endicott to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for coders. This month, Endicott discusses the benefits of revisiting ICD-9-CM training as coders face an extended ICD-10 delay.

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Joining the ICD-10 Fan Club
Mar12

Joining the ICD-10 Fan Club

From Fox News to the Wall Street Journal to You Tube, ICD-10 is a hot topic. Naysayers seem to point out some of the more obscure codes that will likely never be used by many coders in their lifetimes (such as “struck by an orca”), but fail to mention the numerous benefits of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.

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