March 2011
  Fifth Edition
 
 
ICD10MadeEasy is a comprehensive ICD-10 coding tool designed and developed for US Healthcare Industry in its pursuit to enable easy transition to ICD-10. Apart from utility as an e-learning tool, ICD10MadeEasy is a conversion and translation application that helps create mappings built specifically to meet particular needs of coding under ICD-10 environment. The complete content of the public domain General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) is fully integrated into this tool, which performs automated translation where straightforward one-to- one relationship exists.
With its user-friendly interface, this tool then isolates complex translation issues and provides tabular and index information from both code sets, along with reference data, to help the user resolve issues in a conversion or mapping project. The tool helps the user identify those critical code translations that require a decision in order to create an accurate map for your business purpose
The ICD10MadeEasy tool helps in understanding the ICD-10 coding and transition, train new coders, and analyze the documentation patterns.
Full access to ICD10MadeEasy is restricted to Working Members of ICD-10 Coders Academy. Please email support@icd10codersacademy.net for demo access for 24 hours.
HIPAA Migration
HIPAA migration from 4010 to 5010 electronic transaction set and conversion of ICD-9 code set to ICD-10 code set are two major US healthcare regulatory compliance mandates for Healthcare payers and providers. These initiatives will impact nearly every core process, system and interface across the industry and require major overhaul and have specific time lines as mentioned below. [...]
ICD-10 Coding - Acute Respiratory Failure
This edition of ICD-10 Insight will provide resourceful overview of coding of acute respiratory failure conditions under ICD-10 environment.
Definition: The term respiratory failure, in medicine, is used to describe inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system, with the result that arterial oxygen and/or carbon dioxide levels cannot be maintained within their normal ranges. A drop in blood oxygenation is known as hypoxemia; a rise in arterial carbon dioxide levels is called hypercapnia. The normal reference values are: oxygenPaO2 greater than 80 mmHg (11 kPa), and carbon dioxide PaCO2 less than 45 mmHg (6.0 kPa). Classification into type I or type II relates to the absence or presence of hypercapnia respectively.
 
In This Edition
Certified ICD-10 AnalystTM
For Medical Coders, Medical Billers, Billing Company Owners, AR Analysts. Excellent opportunity to get ICD-10 Certification and implement ICD-10 in health plans, healthcare facilities, physician offices and in all types of healthcare organizations.
Certified ICD-10 ConsultantTM
For Certified Coders and Billers, EMR Trainers, HIM Directors, HIM Specialists, Software Developer, Healthcare Consultants, CEOs. Excellent opportunity to get certified and stay in forefront of ICD-10 Implementation.
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