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...

The Risk Adjustment Program – HCC Coding

Hierarchal Condition Category (HCC) coding plays an increasingly important role in today’s ever-changing world of insurance benefits and reimbursement.  With the creation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), HCC code capture is no longer only for  Medicare Advantage...

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...

CODING QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CROSSWALK CODES

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:  We recently received a denial on a speech therapy account...

CODING QUESTION OF THE WEEK: MAMMOS!

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:  “We have encountered an insurance denying a claim with...