How do you code a broken heart?

How do you code a broken heart? Plus: We answer your questions about toxicity monitoring. February 12, 2024 First things first: While remembering to apply the proper codes and include sufficient documentation, providers and coders must not lose sight of one essential...

Toxic diagnosis coding: What you may be missing

Toxic diagnosis coding: What you may be missing January 29, 2024 Three quick questions: When did you last look in that little section towards the back of your ICD-10 coding book called the Drug Table? How often have you coded an adverse reaction to a bug bite as...

Why and how to use the new SDOH codes

Why and how to use the new SDOH codes January 22, 2024 Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) have become increasingly important in determining the needs of patients and directing them to the help they need. For 2024, we have both a new diagnosis code as well as a new...