It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury of diseases.
The code set allows more than 14, different codes and permits the tracking of many new diagnoses. The U. This book is for physicians, practice managers and all others who need learn ICD ICD is a complex system of coding and Medicare and third party insurers have been lenient giving providers a year to get used to the coding system.
As a result, physicians and their staff have become very complacent regarding proper coding. However, Medicare and third party insurers will soon begin to deny claims which are not coded correctly, which in turn will cost physician groups time and money.
This book focuses on Worker? The diagnosis coding for injuries is much different than for Medicare or group insurance and unless the physicians and their staff learn how to use it properly, they risk losing income for themselves and worse, they risk losing the case for the patient.
Tartalomjegyzék: 1: Introduction to Worker?