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ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects Video

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ICD-10 Coding Basics

In this MLN Connects™ video, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) provides a basic introduction to ICD-10 coding.

•         Similarities and differences from ICD-9

•         ICD-10 code structure

•         Coding process and examples: 7th character, placeholder "x,” excludes notes, unspecified codes, external cause codes

Run time: 26 mins. 23 sec.

Since this video was published, HHS has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

Target Audience:

Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare FFS providers

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Slides from the ICD-10 Coding Basics video [PDF, 295KB]