The ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
courses are part of the comprehensive education approach that Career Step and YES HIM Consulting, Inc.
The level of specificity in ICD-10-PCS
will provide payers, policy makers and providers with more detailed information for establishing appropriate reimbursement rates, evaluating and improving the quality of patient care, improving efficiencies in healthcare delivery, reducing healthcare costs, and effectively monitoring resource and service utilization.
The primary aims of this review were to ensure consistency across the work of the 10 work groups and 77 experts who were involved in the first stage of the review process, to cross-check mappings against targeted manual look-up using the indices and tabular lists of ICD-10-CM/PCS, to address complex clinical issues that had been deferred for more in-depth evaluation, and to identify critical issues that need to be addressed with the ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenance Committee and Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
. This clinical review resulted in:
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The videos are intended to supplement ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
instruction, providing additional examples and expanded explanations of select coding concepts.
Appendices discuss pharmacology, laboratory testing, and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
official guidelines for coding and reporting.
(Procedures) (4) This adaptation of ICD-10 was the required diagnostic classification system for coding and billing of any medical encounter in the United States until October 1, 2015.
It also features the 2016 ICD-10-PCS
valid codes and code titles.
Administrative simplification: Change to the compliance date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
) medical data code sets, 79 Federal Register 45128-45134, August 4, 2014.
(procedure coding system) becomes the inpatient procedural standard.
NCHS maintains ICD-10-CM, which is a diagnosis system; and CMS maintains ICD-10-PCS
, the new procedure coding system, for hospitals; so they've been guiding the development process.