Answer for Week of July 2, 2018

Question:  Patient has congestive heart failure due to hypertension. Assign the ICD-10-CM code(s). Answer:  I11.0, I50.9 First of all, we need to know the coding guidelines related to hypertension and heart disease. According to the 2018 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines, the…Question:  Patient has congestive heart failure due to hypertension. Assign the ICD-10-CM code(s). Answer:  I11.0, I50.9 First of all, we need to know the coding guidelines related to hypertension and heart disease. According to the 2018 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines,...

Coding Exercise, Week of July 2, 2018

Patient has congestive heart failure due to hypertension. Assign the ICD-10-CM code(s). See the answer and rationale here.   Related Answer from Previous Coding Exercise Resources page for more coding exercises  …Patient has congestive heart failure due to hypertension. Assign the ICD-10-CM code(s). See the answer and rationale here.   Related Answer from Previous Coding Exercise Resources page for more coding exercises  …

Answer for Week of June 25, 2018

Question:  Patient with gender dysphoria is seen for psychotherapy today due to feelings of anxiety and high levels of stress. Patient was assigned female at birth but never felt comfortable with that identity, nor that of a male. Patient tells…Question:  Patient with gender dysphoria is seen for psychotherapy today due to feelings of anxiety and high levels of stress. Patient was assigned female at birth but never felt comfortable with that identity, nor that of a male. Patient tells…

Coding Exercise, Week of June 25, 2018

Patient with gender dysphoria is seen for psychotherapy today due to feelings of anxiety and high levels of stress. Patient was assigned female at birth but never felt comfortable with that identity, nor that of a male. Patient tells the…Patient with gender dysphoria is seen for psychotherapy today due to feelings of anxiety and high levels of stress. Patient was assigned female at birth but never felt comfortable with that identity, nor that of a male. Patient tells the…

Answer for Week of June 11, 2018

Question: Patient is a 72-year-old male admitted to the hospital after having complaints of a “belly ache.” Patient has a history of Crohn’s disease of the large intestine. On exam, patient has diffuse tenderness over the entire abdomen. CT scan…Question: Patient is a 72-year-old male admitted to the hospital after having complaints of a “belly ache.” Patient has a history of Crohn’s disease of the large intestine. On exam, patient has diffuse tenderness over the entire abdomen. CT scan…

Coding Exercise, Week of June 11, 2018

Patient is a 72-year-old male admitted to the hospital after having complaints of a “belly ache.” Patient has a history of Crohn’s disease of the large intestine. On exam, patient has diffuse tenderness over the entire abdomen. CT scan of…Patient is a 72-year-old male admitted to the hospital after having complaints of a “belly ache.” Patient has a history of Crohn’s disease of the large intestine. On exam, patient has diffuse tenderness over the entire abdomen. CT scan of…