Medical Practice Assessment, Medical Practice Management
Dec 12

Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics

In this MLN Connects™ video on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) provide a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding. The objective of this video is to enhance viewers’ understanding of the characteristics and unique features of ICD-10-CM, as well as similarities and differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. Run time: 36 minutes.

  • How to assign a diagnosis code using ICD-10-CM
  • ICD-10-CM code structure
  • Coding process and examples: Combination codes, 7th character, placeholder “x,” excludes notes, unspecified codes, external cause codes
  • Resources for coders

Links to the slide presentation, audio recording, and written transcript are available on the video detail web page. Visit the Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider Resources web page for a complete list of MLN Connects videos on ICD-10.

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