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Family Practice Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:
Brace Yourself For a Straight Forward Crosswalk For Major Depressive Disorder

Hint: Identify psychotic symptoms in severe type of MDD. When your FP’s diagnosis is recurrent episodes of major depressive disorder, you’ll report it the same way as you did in ICD-9. You’ll have to base your code selection depending on the severity of the symptoms, presence of psychotic behavior, and knowing whether or not the condition is in remission. ICD-9: When [...]