Memorial Day Mayhem

May 23, 2013 | Uncategorized

Memorial Day MayhemEyebrows burned off by flare up of barbecue grill:  X03.0XXA – Exposure to flames in controlled fire, not in building or structure, initial encounternnBellyflop into swimming pool:  W16.512A – Jumping or diving into swimming pool striking water surface causing other injury, initial encounternnFood poisoning from potato salad left too long in the sun: T62.8X1A – Toxic effect of other specified noxious substances eaten as food, accidental, initial encounternn nnIn preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, Welter Healthcare Partners presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional clinical documentation needed from your providers to comply with ICD-10 coding, and more importantly, for accurate and clean claims submission to keep your revenue stream flowing! We are to help YOU prepare for the October 1, 2014 implementation date. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for all of your training and education needs!