Axxess | ICD-10 Guidelines and Conventions Part 1 of 12



Can you confidently say that you know all you need to know about ICD-10 and how it impacts you and your organization? ICD-10 coding is challenging and opens up a new world of coding with approximately 68,000 ICD-10 codes.

The transition to ICD-10-CM that occurred in October 2015 was one of the most extensive changes in the last few decades, and several research studies nationwide show that healthcare organizations still have a lot to learn and are yet to adequately train their staff on how to successfully use the new ICD-10 conventions.

There is the risk of adverse patient outcomes and substantial revenue loss for organizations and professionals that are not informed. Watch the first part of the Navigating the Highway of ICD-10-CM: ICD-10 –CM Guidelines and Conventions to:

1. Learn the difference between ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets
2. Learn ICD-10 coding guidelines and conventions and how this specifically applies to common home health scenarios and selection of primary and secondary diagnoses
3. Learn specific documentation requirements for certain diseases and the correct ICD-10 codes
4. Receive guidance on the new alphabetical chapters and dissection of the ICD-10 code

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