Dizziness, Vertigo, and Imbalance – 5 Head Spinning Facts About Vestibular Disorders

This post was originally published on May 20, 2019, and updated on January 21, 2020. In this article, you will learn 5 head-spinning facts about vestibular disorders, how the vestibular system works, and some related ICD-10-CM codes. girl with symptoms of vestibular disorders and 5 head spinning facts Dizziness, vertigo, and…This post was originally published on May 20, 2019, and updated on January 21, 2020. In this article, you will learn 5 head-spinning facts about vestibular disorders, how the vestibular system works, and some related ICD-10-CM codes. Dizziness, vertigo,...

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,…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,…

Master ICD-10-CM Codes by the Chapter Letters

lady questioning who can memorize 72,184 diagnosis codes 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…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,...

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…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…

Glasgow Coma Scale Coding in ICD-10-CM

What is the Glasgow Coma Scale? The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a scoring system used by medical practitioners to describe the level of consciousness in a person following a traumatic brain injury. It is based on a 15-point scale…What is the Glasgow Coma Scale? The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a scoring system used by medical practitioners to describe the level of consciousness in a person following a traumatic brain injury. It is based on a 15-point scale…

Diagnosis Coding For Pilonidal Cysts Need Not Be Painful

When diagnosis coding for pilonidal cysts, be sure to look at the documentation to determine if the cyst is with or without an abscess.  A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket in the skin that is usually found near the…When diagnosis coding for pilonidal cysts, be sure to look at the documentation to determine if the cyst is with or without an abscess.  A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket in the skin that is usually found near the…