S13.4XXA — Sprain of ligaments of cervical spine, initial encounter (whiplash injury of cervical spine) Y93.I1 — Activity, roller coaster riding Y92.831 — Amusement park as the place of occurrence of the external cause. R11.0 — Nausea In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week!…
Physicians have reason to question the timing and value of ICD-10 as they have many competing priorities due to a multitude of concurrent regulatory, technology and industry changes. Many see ICD-10 as “salt in the wound.”
RT Welter & Associates does not think this will cause any material effect on the PPACA. It only delays one very important provision of this very complicated law. Obama administration delays employer mandate for 1 year – July 9, 2013 The Affordable Care Act requires businesses with more than 50 employees to provide health insurance…
S03.1XXA — Dislocation of septal cartilage of nose, initial encounter.
W22.02XA — Walked into lamppost, initial encounter.
Y92.830 — Public park as the place of occurrence of the external cause.
W3.9xxA – Discharge of firework as the external cause of injury,
W42.9xxA – Exposure to loud noise as the external cause of Injury, initial encounter.
X04.xxA – Exposure to ignition of highly flammable material (while attempting to light the barbecue grill), initial encounter.
On Tuesday, July 9, Health Affairs will host a briefing to report latest trends in health information technology adoption among US health care providers and hospitals. The event will feature remarks from Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and coincides with the release…
T63.611A – Toxic effect of Portuguese Man-O-War, accidental, initial encounter
V93.21xA – Heat exposure on board passenger ship
W94.21xA – Exposure to reduction in atmospheric pressure while surfacing from deep-water diving
Many organizations and physicians are implementing electronic medical records (EMR) with the belief that the EMR will take care of their transition to ICD-10. Although the implementation or use of an EMR can help with the documentation challenges providers will be confronted with in the new ICD-10 world, the use of an EMR alone is…
W21.04xA – Struck by golf ball, initial encounter
W22.042A – Striking against wall of swimming pool
V93.22XA – Heat exposure on board fishing boat
Y93.02 – Activity, running
Y93.C1 – Activity, computer keyboarding