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Top 5 Diagnosis Documentation Challenges Under ICD-10

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In addition to including a slew of new codes, ICD-10 also requires more specific physician documentation, according to Healthcare Finance News.

Here are some of the top diagnoses that will present ICD-10 documentation challenges for physicians:

•    Heart failure
•    Pneumonia
•    Renal failure
•    Respiratory failure
•    Acute hypovolemia

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