Disease Coding Guidelines, Explained.
It’s no secret that we coders and auditors spend a great deal of our time parsing the meaning of the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines. Not only is it part of our job description, but it makes our lives easier and our work product that much more accurate.
But let’s be honest, the never-ending education can become overwhelming.
Which is the exact reason we created this ongoing series, “ICD-10-CM, Explained.” If you haven’t read any of the previous editions, here's some background. In this Explainer series, our experts aim to buy you a little extra time by quickly and clearly outline the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines by breaking them down into digestible chunks, and providing real life scenarios to help you better understand them, one-by-one.
In this part, our fourth of the series, we help you become an expert in the following coding guidelines:
- Section 1.C.10 Disease of the Respiratory System by Cristina Payne
- Section 1.C.12 Diseases of Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue by Nafheem Ameen
- Section 1.C.13 Disease of the Musculoskeletal System by Julie McLaws