The transition to ICD-10-CM will impact all physician practices. With an increased
number of codes, along with enhanced code specificity, the transition will require
a significant amount of planning and training. Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding
will give your practice what it needs to smoothly and successfully make the
Designed for both the self-learner and classroom use, this educational ICD-10-CM coding resource teaches the user how to make the correct decision when selecting diagnosis code(s) using the new coding system. Written for all skill levels from basic to advanced, Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding provides examples of "real-life" chart notes to enhance understanding, and provides the tools needed to confidently move from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM.
Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding objectives:
· Understand the purpose of ICD-10-CM and its relationship to the reimbursement process
· Understand and apply coding conventions when assigning codes
· Interpret basic coding guidelines for outpatient care
· Assign ICD-10-CM codes to the highest level of specificity
· Properly sequence ICD-10-CM codes
Organized in two sections, Part I provides an overview of the material in ICD-10-CM covering conventions and terminology, content, format, general coding guidelines, the coding process, and supplementary classifications. Part II presents the basic guidelines for coding each chapter, and provides concrete instructions on how to code the diseases and injuries categorized in ICD-10-CM.
Also included is a CD-ROM with checkpoint exercise answers, along with PowerPoint® slides for each chapter for use by instructors or users who want an overview of the each chapter. An exam testing module is included with a midterm examination, final examination and additional exercises for diagnosis code skill building.
Earn up to 9 CEUs—earn 5 CEUs from AHIMA and 4 CEUs from AAPC