Join members of the American Hospital Association’s Central Office team, authors of the AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS to: Learn about how ICD-10-CM/PCS codes are created and maintained. Understand the roles of the organizations comprising the ICD-10 Cooperating Parties and their…
Aug 4, 2020
Learn about highlights of key ICD-10-PCS code changes, such as: Brachytherapy; Intravascular Ultrasound Assisted Thrombolysis; Peripheral Intravascular Lithotripsy; Insertion of Subcutaneous Pump System For Ascites Drainage; Intramedullary Sustained Compression Joint Fusion; Transfusion Stem Cell…
Aug 4, 2020
Learn about the highlights of key ICD-10-CM code changes, such as: Sickle-Cell Disorders; Immunodeficiency Status; Cytokine Release Syndrome; Withdrawal Syndrome in Substance Use and Abuse; Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak; Neonatal Cerebral Infarction; Hepatic Fibrosis; Poisoning by, adverse effect of…
Jul 30, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added 12 new ICD-10 procedure codes to identify new therapies for COVID-19.
Apr 3, 2020
Released April 1, 2020 Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification, American Hospital Association discusses the updated ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines related to coding for COVID-19 effective April 1, 2020 and how to apply the new coding guidance for COVID-19 to common…
Apr 1, 2020
The official guidelines for the new ICD-10-CM code go into effect April 1 through Sept. 30 and have been posted by the Centers for Disease Control.
Mar 30, 2020
The following questions and answers were jointly developed and approved by the American Hospital Association’s Central Office on ICD-10-CM/PCS and the American Health Information Management Association.
Mar 23, 2020
As requested by AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a corrected announcement regarding the Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group Grouper to recognize the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code, U07.1, for COVID-19.
Mar 18, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will implement the new specific ICD-10-CM code for COVID-19, U07.1, April 1 rather than Oct. 1 as originally planned, the agency said.