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Ob-Gyn ICD-10 Handbook 2017


Just when you thought you could breathe easy . . . Pow! ICD-10 does it again!
Some obstetrics and gynecology providers and coders were shocked by the sheer number of changes when the CDC and CMS released the 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS updates. New codes and revisions, as well as changes in coding guidelines, in the areas of diabetes mellitus, surgical complications, and the Zika virus hit ob-gyn practices hard.

The stats are staggering, as shown by the changes taking place October 1:

  • ICD-10-CM: 1974 new codes plus 425 revisions
  • ICD-10-PCS: 3827 new codes plus 491 revisions
  • Official Guidelines: Confusing guidelines clarified; many added to cover new codes
  • Leniency for diagnoses submitted within the right "code family" ends

Good News! The Ob-Gyn ICD-10 Handbook 2017, with these great new features, has you covered.

  • Highlights of updates to ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS
  • Plain English explanations of Ob-gyn coding guidelines
  • Overview of new ICD-10 ob-gyn-related codes
  • 2017 Official Guidelines for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Square up your shoulders and face ICD-10 in 2017 with confidence
Put on your ob-gyn coding hat and tackle the changes with TCI's Ob-Gyn ICD-10 Handbook 2017.

  • Focus on 5 obstetrics code changes for 2017
  • A myriad of ICD-10 changes for gynecology can be categorized into 6 simple categories
  • 4,000 plus new ICD-10-PCS codes encompass these areas:
    • Unique device values
    • Addition of bifurcation as a qualifier
    • Additional specific body parts
    • Congenital cardiac procedures
    • Placement of intravascular neurostimulators.
  • The 5th character helps define your PCS code
  • ICD-10-PCS root operations key to correct coding
  • Examine these ICD-10 ob-gyn 2017 changes
  • Exposure, symptoms, infection make or break Zika coding
  • Medicare part B now covers Zika virus testing

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