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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

ICD-10:

Expect Direct Crosswalk for Procreative and Sterilization Testing

Primary diagnosis ban continues. Virtually nothing changes except the code numbers when you report the diagnosis for semen and sperm analysis under ICD-10 instead of ICD-9.  No matter how straightforward the change, you’ll still need to be ready when the new code set goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2014.  Transfer V26.2 to Z31.4 When the lab performs a semen [...]