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.
Jan 31, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will implement a new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for reporting vaping-related disorders starting April 1.
Jan 7, 2020
In this Q&A in conjunction with Human Trafficking Awareness month, AHA Board Member Claire Zangerle, R.N., chief nurse executive at Allegheny Health Network, discusses how and why health leaders should prioritize human trafficking interventions in their organizations.
Aug 19, 2019
Obtain knowledge of the FY 2020 Updates to the ICD-10-PCS codes and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Learn about: ICD-10-PCS Guideline changes Highlights of key code changes, such as Brachytherapy Cell Suspension Technique Skin Grafts Insertion of Subcutaneous…
Aug 19, 2019
Obtain knowledge of the FY 2020 Updates to the ICD-10-CM codes and ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Learn about: ICD-10-CM Guideline changes Highlights of key code changes, such as Pressure-Induced Deep Tissue Damage Atrial Fibrillation Heat Stroke Phlebitis,…