This course provides an overview of the codes in ICD-10-CM Chapter 18 for symptoms, signs, and other atypical findings on clinical tests. This course reviews codable documentation and the guidelines for coding signs and symptoms.
Lesson 1: Chapter Overview and Guidelines
- Identify the difference between a sign and a symptom
- Determine when it is appropriate to use codes for signs and symptoms
Lesson 2: Specific Body Systems
- Identify the types of abdominal pain that have specific codes in ICD-10-CM
- Utilize the Glasgow coma scale to assign coma scale codes
Lesson 3: General Codes and Ill-Defined Conditions
- State the minimum number of codes needed to report severe sepsis
- Identify various types of codes available for coding abnormal laboratory findings in specimens
This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
- Domain: Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
- Specialty CEUs: COC, CPC, CPC-P, CANPC, CASCC, CCC, CCP-AUS, CCPC, CCP-KSA, CCVTC, CDEI, CDEO, CEDC, CEMC, CENTC, CFPC, CGIC, CGSC, CHONC, CIC, CIMC, COBGC, COPC, COSC, CPB, CPCD, CPCO, CPEDC, CPMA, CPMS, CPPM, CPRC, CRC, CRHC, CSFAC, CUC