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ICD-10 Coding

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The International Classification of Diseases 10th edition, or ICD-10, is a set of codes used for reporting medical diagnoses and procedures. The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 produced a five-fold increase in diagnosis codes, to roughly 69,000 codes. This topic collection provides an overview of ICD-10 and explains the ICD-10 codes most commonly used in primary care.

Last Update: 06/01/2021

How to Code Common Conditions

08/01/2012 The Anatomy of an ICD-10 Code
12/01/2014 Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10 Tool
04/01/2020 Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness
02/01/2015 Digesting the ICD-10 GI Codes Tool
12/01/2013 Getting Ready for ICD-10: How It Will Affect Your Documentation Tool
04/01/2014 How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10 Tool
06/01/2014 ICD-10 Coding for the Undiagnosed Problem Tool
10/01/2015 ICD-10: Major Differences for Five Common Diagnoses Tool
08/01/2014 ICD-10 Simplifies Preventive Care Coding, Sort Of Tool
06/01/2015 ICD-10 Sprains, Strains, and Automobile Accidents

HCC/Risk Adjustment

04/01/2018 Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment?
10/01/2016 HCC Coding, Risk Adjustment, and Physician Income: What You Need to Know
AAFP Practice Hacks Video: HCC Coding

Other Resources

ICD-10 Coding Cheat Sheets for Diabetes, Hypertension, GI Problems, and More [FPM Toolbox]

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