2012 ICD-9-CM Manual by HCPro

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Inside of your handbook you can find: options on the topic of MS-DRG task, together with: * Designations for complications/comorbidities * Designations for significant complications/comorbidities precise gains contain: * colour all through handbook sections that make it more uncomplicated so that you can find the knowledge you wish * Tables and texts which are effortless at the eye * thousands of unique illustrations drawn by way of an artist with coding event * entire physique procedure illustrations before everything of appropriate sections * clinical illustrations close to applicable codes * Easy-to-use conventions that establish o Codes that want extra digits for specificity o New and revised code descriptions o Manifestation codes

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6) Hypertensive Retinopathy Two codes are necessary to identify the condition. 11, Hypertensive retinopathy, then the appropriate code from categories 401–405 to indicate the type of hypertension. 7) Hypertension, Secondary Two codes are required: one to identify the underlying etiology and one from category 405 to identify the hypertension. Sequencing of codes is determined by the reason for admission/encounter. 2, Elevated blood pressure reading without diagnosis of hypertension, unless patient has an established diagnosis of hypertension.

Care of complications of fractures, such as malunion and€nonunion, should be reported with the appropriate codes. See Section I. C. b for information on the coding of traumatic fractures. ╇Chapter 14: Congenital Anomalies (740–759) a. Codes in categories 740–759, Congenital Anomalies Assign an appropriate code(s) from categories 740–759, Congenital Anomalies, when an anomaly is documented. A congenital anomaly may be the principal/first listed diagnosis on a record or a secondary diagnosis.

4) Multiple fracture categories 819 and 828 Multiple fracture categories 819 and 828 classify bilateral fractures of both upper limbs (819) and both lower limbs (828), but without any detail at the fourth-digit level other than open and closed type of fractures. 5) Multiple fractures sequencing Multiple fractures are sequenced in accordance with the severity of the fracture. The provider should be asked to list the fracture diagnoses in the order of severity. c. Coding of Burns Current burns (940–948) are classified by depth, extent and by agent (E code).

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