Coders saw extensive code changes and expansion for ICD-10-CM category O35.- in 2023. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBG, reviews what coders need to know when reporting fetal conditions affecting the management of the mother.
Surgical osseointegrated bone prostheses have emerged as a popular alternative to hearing aids. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA, defines how these devices work and how to report implantation, removal, and replacement of these devices in CPT.
Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the U.S. Tonya Chandler, RHIT, examines ICD-10-CM reporting for fentanyl use, overdose, symptoms, and dependence through several coding scenarios.