Part of the deal the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made with the American Medical Association (AMA) is that Medicare won't reject ICD-10 claims as long as the code is in the correct family.
Michelle Leppert takes a look at who's family in the ICD-10 code set. Let's just say it's better to get the diagnosis code right instead of counting on a yet to be defined definition of family.
Get started by practicing these ICD-10 coding scenarios:
- So long urosepsis: Physicians will have to learn to live without the urosepsis diagnosis. (ICD-10 Trainer)
- Taking a Closer Look at the June ICD-10 Coding Challenge: How sex reassignment surgery is captured in ICD-10-PCS (3M ICD-10 coding challenge)
- ICD-10-CM/PCS – Part 54: Try these two coding exercises from Diseases of the Genitourinary System in Chapter 14. (Codebusters)