ICD-10-CM Documentation How to Guide Coders, Physicians & Healthcare Facilities 2016

ICD-10-CM Documentation How to Guide Coders, Physicians & Healthcare Facilities 2016

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ICD-10-CM Documentation 2016: A How-to Guide for Coders, Physicians, and Healthcare Facilitiesidentifies the more detailed ICD-10-CM documentation requirements vital to successfully implement ICD-10-CM. This collection provides tools for an effective analysis along with a corrective action plan.

Uses

Professionals rely on this publication to guide them through successful ICD-10-CM documentation improvement.

Identify Detailed Documentation Requirements for Successful Implementation of ICD-10-CM

The ICD-10-CM documentation requirements are essential to ICD-10-CM compliance. This collection of ICD-10-CM best practices provides ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM comparison and ICD-10-CM analysis tools to assist in ICD-10-CM documentation improvement.

Features

The 2016 edition features updated approaches and tools to provide ICD-10-CM documentation improvement. Following the ICD-9-CM codebook, each chapter contains:

  • A basic comparison of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM code sets and the organization of each, along with a discussion of includes and excludes notes
  • A general overview of documentation requirements
  • The official ICD-10-CM guidelines
  • The requirements for specific conditions, diseases and disorders
  • End-of-chapter quizzes to test the readers retention and understanding of the content
New Information to Assist in the Compliance of ICD-10-CM Documentation Requirements

ICD-10-CM documentation requirements are more detailed for assignment of the most specific diagnosis code(s). ICD-10-CM Documentation identifies these ICD-10-CM guidelines and provides tools for effective ICD-10-CM documentation improvement along with a corrective action plan. Other highlights include:

  • Simple identification of diagnoses/conditions requiring additional documentation
  • Comprehensive review of the ICD-9-CM chapters with the corresponding ICD-10-CM chapters requiring additional documentation
  • Discussion of the relevant ICD-10-CM guidelines for coding and coding notes
  • ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM comparison of code categories and subcategories to identify specific documentation elements, like specific site or body part descriptions
  • Comparison table provides a comparison of ICD-9-CM codes and the applicable ICD-10-CM codes for the same condition
  • General and specialty-specific checklists help to identify opportunities for ICD-10-CM documentation improvement
  • Chapter quizzes tests knowledge and retention of the important information