PGM Billing Launches ICD-9 to ICD-10 Code Conversion Crosswalks | PGM Billing

PGM Billing, a leading integrated physician billing, practice management and revenue cycle management service provider, announces the launch of a series of free ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalks.

The ICD-10 crosswalks are available for more than a dozen specialties. They include some of the most frequently used ICD-9 codes converted to their ICD-10 equivalent(s). The specialty crosswalks available are as follows:

  • Allergy
  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Chiropractic
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Mental Health
  • Nephrology
  • Orthopedics (upper and lower body)
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Pain Management
  • Primary Care
  • Urology

On October 1, 2015, the U.S. healthcare system transitioned from ICD-9 to ICD-10.

"Healthcare providers throughout the country are struggling with the ICD-10 transition, so we at PGM wanted to provide some assistance," says Chris Saviano, VP of Business Development for PGM Billing. "Our ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalks will help providers improve their coding accuracy and become more comfortable with ICD-10. The launch of these crosswalks further demonstrates PGM's commitment to helping our clients succeed in this ever-changing, ever-challenging healthcare environment."

For additional assistance with the ICD-10 transition and other billing and coding challenges, see PGM's Practice Management Tools. They include an ICD-9 to ICD-10 conversion tool, ICD-10 lookup tool, CPT search tool and HCPCS lookup tool.

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