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ICD-10 End-To-End Testing Cancelled

ICD-10 Compliance Date On April 1, 2014, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) (Pub. L. No. 113-93) was enacted, which said that the Secretary may not adopt ICD-10 prior to October 1, 2015. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to release an interim final rule in the near…

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Spring Is In The Air…

J30.1 — Allergic rhinitis due to pollen J30.2 — Other seasonal allergic rhinitis J30.81 — Allergic rhinitis due to animal (cat) (dog) hair and dander J30.89 — Perennial allergic rhinitis In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with…

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Unfortunate Zoo Experience

W56.01XA — Bitten by dolphin W56.22XA — Struck by orca W58.13XA — Crushed by crocodile W61.09XA — Other contact with parrot In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional…

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Life Stressing You Out A Bit?

Z73.1 — Type A behavior pattern Z73.2 — Lack of relaxation and leisure Z73.3 — Stress, not elsewhere classified In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional clinical documentation…

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