Just Coding has published a helpful article reviewing many of the changes associated with reporting mental health disorders under ICD-10.
The information was provided by Betty Hovey, director of ICD-10 Development and Training for AAPC, at the AAPC HealthCon in April.
The article discusses ICD-10 coding for bipolar disorder, depression, vascular dementia and schizophrenia.
While the transition to ICD-10 will not take place until October 2015, it is worthwhile to begin educating yourself sooner than later on the coding changes that will significantly affect your practice.
To access the Just Coding column, click here.
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