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ICD-10 Coding Basics

ICD-10 Coding Basics

Since this video was published, HHS issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

In this MLN Connects™ video, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) provides a basic introduction to ICD-10 coding.
– Similarities and differences from ICD-9
– ICD-10 code structure
– Coding process and examples – 7th Character – Placeholder “x” – Excludes notes – Unspecified codes – External cause codes

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