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Pair These ICD-10 2018 Official Guideline Updates With Their Code Set Counterparts

Friday, August 18, 2017

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The ICD-10-CM 2018 Official Guidelines are out and ready for review. When you check through the new OGs for changes, take special note of these updates that line up with 2018 code set revisions. Look at Level to Choose ‘In Remission’ Code When you start to apply new codes for substance abuse in remission (you’ll […]

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ICD-10-CM: Definition of ‘Acute’ MI Is The Key To Differentiate Between I25.2 and 412

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Once ICD-10 is implemented, following ICD-9’s myocardial infarction coding rules will be a sure path to coding failure. To know when to use the codes for an “old” myocardial infarction, take a careful look at the number of weeks listed in the definitions of acute diagnoses. ICD-9-CM Code: • 412, Old myocardial infarction ICD-10-CM Code: […]

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