2019 ICD-10 Essentials: Operation PCS
Optum360 | 2019
ICD-10 Essentials: Operation PCS (now called ICD-10 Essentials: Applying ICD-10-PCS Guidelines) is a companion resource for ICD-10-PCS that provides in-depth explanations of everything from the basic format and structure of the ICD-10-PCS code set to use of the supplemental appendixes to code assignment based on appropriate application of the coding guidelines. Using coding examples and case studies, correct code assignment is explained with an emphasis on application of the coding and reporting guidelines. The new edition now contains operative reports with coding and rationale along with coding examples and case studies designed to clearly illustrate coding concepts and reinforce understanding from the most basic coding questions to the most complex.
• Optum360 Edge — Coding Rationale. Each coding example and case study:
o Provides rationale for each ICD-10-PCS code assigned
o Explains the root operation(s) performed
o Compares and contrasts similar root operations and identifies the correct root operation based on root operation definitions
o Identifies and explains all applicable coding and reporting guidelines
• Optum360 Edge — Designed for all Levels of Expertise. Coding examples and case studies tackle coding concepts ranging from basic to advanced.
• Optum360 Edge — Illustrations. Both anatomical and procedural illustrations are provided to further enhance understanding
• Optum360 Edge – Comprehensive Index. Quickly identify all relevant coding examples and case studies contained in Operation PCS when researching correct coding of specific procedures and correct application of coding guidelines.