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New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9

New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9
Z Codes in ICD-10 In ICD-10 we will have many changes for ICD-9 codes. In new codes we will see complete change in the number or digits as well as the use of alphabets in ICD-10. As we know the amount of codes have also increased significantly in...
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ICD 10 codes for Myocardial Infarction Coding Guide

ICD 10 codes for Myocardial Infarction Coding Guide
Acute myocardial infarction is divided into two categories ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) in ICD 10 coding. These ICD 10 codes identify the sites for acute myocardial infarction. For STEMI, subcategories I21.0-I21.2 and code I21.3 are used and NSTEMI and nontransmural...
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Coding tips for Pregnancy Complication in ICD 10

Coding tips for Pregnancy Complication in ICD 10
In ICD 10, the diagnosis codes are very specific. To code pregnancy complications, we have very specific codes in ICD 10 this time. Now, we have codes for first, second, third and unspecified trimester ICD 10 codes for pregnancy complication. Earlier in ICD 9 codes, pregnancy complication codes...
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How to verify your CPC and ICD 10 credentials

How to verify your CPC and ICD 10 credentials
Many of us are certified by AAPC certifications. However, very few of us will know how to verify or checkout our AAPC credentials in AAPC website. It is important these days to check your AAPC credentials especially for ICD 10. As we know this is the last month...
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Basic Differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10

Basic Differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10
With the implementation of ICD 10 in 2015, we are now going to use these codes in future. Since, we were using ICD-9 CM codes for long time we always like to compare with ICD-10 codes. There are not many changes as long as the guidelines are considered....
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