ICD-10: General Coding Guidelines

ICD-10: General Coding Guidelines  

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international standard for classifying diseases and reasons for patient visits in all types of healthcare settings. The 10th revision (ICD-10) for use in the U.S. is called the ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM includes 2 sections. The alphabetic index includes coding assignments arranged alphabetically. In the tabular list, coding is arranged by body systems and conditions grouped by chapters.

In this course, you will learn about the general coding guidelines for ICD-10-CM.

The content in this course is applicable to Coding Professionals in the inpatient and outpatient settings.



$15.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-ACU-0-IDGCG

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-ACU-0-IDGCG
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe the general coding guidelines for the ICD-10 system.
Determine the correct sequencing of codes, under specific circumstances, based on the ICD-10 CM guidelines.
Identify diagnoses that must be reported.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: General Coding Guidelines

Background

Finding the Correct Code

Level of Detail

Codes from A00.0 - T88.9, Z00 - Z99.8

Signs and Symptoms

Multiple Codes for One Condition

Acute and Chronic Conditions

Combination Code

Sequela

Impending or Threatened Condition

Reporting the Same Diagnosis More than Once

Laterality

Documentation by Other Clinicians

Syndromes

Complications of Care

Borderline Diagnosis

Sign, Symptom, or Unspecified Codes

Coding for Encounters After a Hurricane

Review

Section 3: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

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Expert Reviewer: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post-acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Medical Records; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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