2019 ICD-10-CM Professional for Hospitals (Softbound)

Optum360 | 2019 | Karen Schmidt; Peggy Willard

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Item #: ITHB19
ISBN: 9781622544363
Available: NOW

The ICD-10-CM Professional for Hospitals with our hallmark features and format makes facing the challenge of accurate diagnosis coding easier. This edition contains the complete ICD-10-CM code set, Medicare Code Edits (MCEs), and ICD-10 MS-DRG edits with symbols identifying codes for comorbidities/complications (CC), major CC (MCC), and principal diagnoses (PDx) that function as their own CC/MCC. Also identified are CMS Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC). 

All 2019 ICD-10-CM for Hospitals code books will include guidelines bound in the book. 
2019 guidelines included. 
New — Optum360 Edge — Coding Tips. Specific coding tips for acute care hospitals.
New — Optum360 Edge — More Definitions. More diagnostic terms are defined.
New — Optum360 Edge — Complete list of code changes. All 2019 new, revised, and deleted codes listed in the front of the book.
• New — Optum360 Edge — Severe Wound Diagnoses. New icon identifies complex and severe wounds for Medicare LTCH guidelines. 
Optum360 Edge — Intuitive features and format. Includes all of the Optum360 visual alerts, including our hallmark color-coding and symbols that identify coding notes and instructions, additional character requirements, MCEs, CCs, MCCs, principal diagnosis functioning as its own CC/MCC, CC/MCC exclusions, HACs, HCCs and manifestation codes.

Karen Schmidt, DSN

Ms. Schmidt is Technical Director for Ingenix. She has more than 30 years of health care experience beginning with a strong clinical background in critical care nursing and later functioning as director of case management including the components of quality assurance, utilization management, concurrent coding, case-mix analysis, and discharge planning. Her areas of expertise include ICD-9-CM/DRG coding, outpatient observation, billing compliance, implementation of concurrent coding methodology, and physician documentation education.

Peggy Willard, CCS, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Ms. Willard’s expertise is ICD-10-CM and PCS including in-depth analysis of medical record documentation, ICD-10-CM/PCS code and DRG assignment. In recent years she has been responsible for the creation and development of several print products and e-books designed to assist with appropriate application of ICD-10-CM and PCS coding system. Ms. Willard has several years of prior experience in Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma hospital coding, specializing in ICD-9-CM, DRG, and CPT coding with emphasis in conducting coding audits, and conducting coding training for coding staff and clinical documentation specialists. Ms. Willard is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Minnesota Health Information Management Association (MHIMA).