October 1, 2017
Briefings on APCs

The 2018 update to the ICD-10-CM code set went into effect October 1, 2017, and features 728 total code changes, including 360 new, 142 deleted, and 226 revised codes. 

October 1, 2017
Briefings on APCs

The new ICD-10-CM codes for FY 2018, effective October 1, represent significant changes in some hospital documentation and coding practices. 

October 1, 2017
Briefings on APCs

Root cause analysis of edits and an understanding of the relationship between the chargemaster and HIM/coding must be supported by overarching principles and best practices for edit management. Processes should be built around the timing of edits, applying edits across payers, and denial management.