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4 Codes to Review for ICD-10 Proficiency

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To be more proficient at ICD-10, coders should focus on a few techniques, according to ICD-10 Watch.

•    Brush up on anatomy and physiology to more specifically code cardiac conditions.
•    Review the ICD-10-PCS multiple procedure guidelines to know which procedures with distinct objectives can be reported during the same operative  session.
•    Learn how to report sequela codes using ICD-10-CM coding for late effects.
•    Know which extended options for ventilation times in ICD-10-PCS could affect reimbursements.

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