ICD-10-CM Coding for Hemorrhoids Simplified

In this post, you will learn the different types of hemorrhoids, symptoms, causes, complications, how a diagnosis is made, and facts about coding for hemorrhoids in ICD-10-CM....
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Medical Terminology Colors: Take the Challenge

Do you know your medical terminology colors? Take the challenge to find out. The only person who shall shape your future is you. Good luck! An abnormal dark brown or brown-black...
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CPT Coding for Psychotherapy for Gender Dysphoria

This post was originally published on June 27, 2018, and updated on February 6, 2020. In this coding scenario, you will learn one patient's experience with gender dysphoria and...
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Take the Anxiety Out of Coding For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This post was originally published on September 28, 2018, and updated on January 24, 2020. Coding for post-traumatic stress disorder should not cause too much anxiety once you know these 3 things: Know what to look for in the documentation, such as whether the...

3 ICD-10 Codes To Know If You’re in Love — And Even If You’re Not

This post was originally published on February 9, 2019, and updated on January 21, 2020. In this article, you will learn about three ICD-10-CM codes to know if you're in love (and even if you're not). As a medical coder, it's your job to know these medical terms,...

Master ICD-10-CM Codes by the Chapter Letters

There are way too many ICD-10-CM codes to remember them all. In fact, there are 72,184 codes to be exact. But did you know there is a strategy you can use that will get you into the right ballpark, so to speak? In this post, I'll explain how to master ICD-10-CM codes...

12 ICD-10-CM Codes for the Holiday Season

The holidays can be such a wonderful time of the year for so many people. It's all about family gatherings, traditions, and religion. But it can also be the most difficult time of the year for many people. Between end-of-the-year deadlines, loss of a loved one, family...