Preparation is the name of the game when it comes to the transition to ICD-10. The higher degree of specificity in the ICD-10-CM code set is going to require more documentation and more coding precision. Focus your ICD-10 training without learning the entire code set. By mapping the most frequently used ICD-9-CM codes for your practice or facility to their corresponding ICD-10-CM codes, you can identify areas needing increased documentation and evaluate how additional specificity may impact your revenue. This book was created to simplify your transition and get your office or facility ready for future documentation and coding needs.
Key Features and Benefits
- Perform impact analysis to identify and focus on high priority coding issues. Using the ICD-9-CM codes you already know as your guide, you'll be able to quickly identify the ICD-10-CM codes that are pertinent to your office or facility and zero-in on codes to focus on for training and system transition.
- Convenient look-up tool for verifying code choices in the new code system. Links ICD-9-CM codes to all valid ICD-10-CM alternatives.
- Premier implementation guidance plan. Start improving documentation habits now in preparation for increased documentation requirements under ICD-10.
- Must-have resource to update your office's coding and billing tools. Validate super bills, forms, reports, and EHRs/PHRs. · Software validation. Use this mapping tool to verify software accuracy, evaluate new software, and assist in conversion planning.
- Easy-to-use table format. Lists ICD-9-CM codes with titles and the corresponding ICD-10-CM codes with titles.