ICD10 Nephrology Billing_MedConverge 08-23-18
ICD-10 Medical Coding

ICD 10 Codes for Renal Failure

What is CKD? A problem that affects over twenty six million Americans, CKD (Chronic kidney disease) if not treated in time can lead to acute kidney injury or acute renal failu...
Acne ICD 10 Code_Medical Billing MedConverge 08-14-18
ICD-10 Medical Coding

ICD 10 Codes for Acne

Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions amongst teenagers, it can affect people of all ages. A chronic, inflammatory condition of the skin, acne causes pimples...
MedConverge_ICD 10 Codes for High Cholesterol 08-06-18
ICD-10 Medical Coding

ICD 10 Codes for High Cholesterol

ICD 10 – Did you know? International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a system used by clinicians and other healthcare providers to code and classify all signs, abnormal fi...
MedConverge ICD 10 Coding and Documentation for Dermatology 07-10-18
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ICD 10 Coding and Documentation for Dermatology

Clinical documentation has been around for centuries. There are records from the 18th and 19th centuries that show the detailed observation and findings recorded by doctors of...
Understanding ICD- 10 coding
ICD-10 Medical Coding

Understanding ICD-10 Coding

The latter end of 2015 saw a significant change in medical coding. The standard ICD-9 (International Classification of diseases, Ninth Division), which had been in use for ove...
Flexibilities to end October 1st
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ICD-10 Flexibilities to end October 1st

After ICD-10 went live on October 1, 2015; CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) allowed a one year grace period for ICD-10 flexibility, to overcome the strong oppo...
ICD-10- CM Code
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ICD-10-CM Code (M62.84) for Sarcopenia Announced

Effective October 01, 2016, the code M62.84 will be used by the healthcare community for sarcopenia, thus recognizing it as a distinctly reportable condition.  The AIM (A...
Florida Hospital Gains $72.5 Million due to Clinical Documentation
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Florida Hospital Gains $72.5 Million Courtesy its Clinical Documentation Improvement Program

Once an informal process that received significant attention at just a few hospitals; Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) is now the backbone of an organizations financia...
Why you need a CDS System
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Why you need a CDS System designed for ICD-10

The main reason for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 was greater documentation precision.  However, if the diagnostics is documented by clinicians at a lower level tha...
New ICD-10 Codes
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5,500 New ICD-10 Codes from October 2016

The medical billing coding system is about to get larger and tougher – with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CM...