CODING Q&A with RMC: COMPLETED WEEKS OF GESTATION

RMC’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainers meet multiple times per week fielding questions from clients and staff.  Below is an actual question that was submitted, along with our team’s response.* CODING QUESTION: I am interpreting “40 completed weeks” as meaning the...

Coding Q&A with RMC: P codes after perinatal period

RMC’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainers meet multiple times per week fielding questions from clients and staff.  Below is an actual question that was submitted, along with our team’s response.* CODING QUESTION: If a baby is older than 28 days but still has feeding...

CODING Q&A WITH RMC: Degenerative Changes

RMC’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainers meet multiple times per week fielding questions from clients and staff.  Below is an actual question that was submitted, along with our team’s response.* CODING QUESTION: Doctors put very often “Degenerative changes are seen…” , on...

CODING QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Circumcision Complication

RMC’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainers meet multiple times per week fielding questions from clients and staff.  Below is an actual question that was submitted, along with our team’s response. * CODING QUESTION:  Newborn (11 days old), ED visit, with Final dx:  “Bleeding...

CODING QUESTION OF THE WEEK: UTI from self-caths

RMC’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainers meet multiple times per week fielding questions from clients and staff.  Below is an actual question that was submitted, along with our team’s response. * CODING QUESTION:  What code are we using in I-10 for a patient who develops...