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2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians



2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians

Get the 2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians in order to learn ICD- 10-CM coding prior to the October 1, 2015 implementation date. The 2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians includes the complete alphabetic index and tabular for diagnosis codes as well as an introduction, information on the structure of ICD-10-CM, and the 2016 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines and Reporting. The data is presented and organized the way you have been accustomed to viewing diagnostic codes, for convenience and ease of use.

Features and Benefits:

Color Coding makes code selection faster and easier.

Proprietary Medical Term Definitions – Clarifies diseases, injuries, and other conditions for better code selection

7th Character Icons – Identifies which codes require a 7th character to ensure specificity and validity

Placeholder “X” – Added to 3, 4 and 5-character codes requiring 7th characters with a dash (-) in the 7th character position of the code to identify that a 7th character is needed. This eliminates confusion about how many x’s to add to the code prior to assigning the 7th character

Easily distinguishable Includes, Excludes1, Excludes2, “code also”, and “use additional code” notes

“Code first” notes in blue print to highlight manifestation codes requiring an etiology code that is listed first

Updated Tables and Indexes – Updated Neoplasm and Drug and Chemical Tables, and External Causes and Alphabetic Disease Indexes

The ICD-10-CM Code Set – There are 21 chapters: infectious and parasitic diseases through injuries, including external causes and reasons for visit

Official Guidelines – Learn the official guidance from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) concerning the 2014 Draft release of ICD-10-CM

ICD-10-CM Introduction and Conventions – Familiarize yourself the new structure

Official Index – navigate through the new coding system easily using the index to the tabular section and the index to the external causes