Coding

Information on Coding from the AAFP

CMS has released the final HIPAA-mandated code set implementation date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) as October 1, 2015.

In the coming months, the AAFP will be posting tools and articles to assist practices with the preparation and change to this new system.

ICD-10

Frequently Asked Questions About ICD-10
Get the answers to your ICD-10 questions with our FAQ.

ICD-10 Timeline(1 page PDF)
A timeline to assist physicians in preparing the transition to ICD-10, including assessing, budgeting, planning, communicating, training, implementing and monitoring.

ICD-10 Cost Calculator(1 page XLS)
Use this tool to calculate how much it will cost to implement ICD-10 in your practice.

The Road to 10 Toolkit from CMS(www.roadto10.org)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a toolkit designed specifically to assist small practices with the transition to ICD-10.

Developed with the assistance of family physicians in small practice settings, The Road to 10 toolkit is an online resource that gives providers the capability to build customized action plans for the needs of their individual practices. These action plans can be developed from any stage the practice is in their transition to ICD-10.

ICD-10 Coding Toolkit

Master ICD-10

Pairing the voice-guided ICD-10 Educational Series and easy-to-use ICD-10 Flashcards, the AAFP’s ICD-10 Coding Toolkit provides a family medicine-specific map to a smooth ICD-10 conversion.

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Code it Right

Coding Assistance

Code Accurately

Get quick results every time with CodeitRightOnline, a referential library combining 25 coding and billing reference books. Search for codes and providers. 

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