Diagnosis Coding and Documentation Resources

The Diagnosis Coding and Documentation Resources are intended to give providers tools and information to improve ICD-10 proficiency and effectiveness on conditions that are prevalent in the Medicare Advantage population. By using the tools, providers can identify and address opportunities for diagnosis coding and documentation improvement on most common conditions encountered with their Medicare patients 
An overview of various chronic disorders commonly found in medical records. 
Document all pertinent diagnoses (any condition being treated and any condition that affects care and treatment) and pertinent risk factors for cardiovascular disease. 
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over time as defined by the National Kidney Foundation. 
An at a glance coding reference for conditions prevalent in the Medicare Population. 
One of the major changes in the guidelines from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM is coding for Diabetes mellitus, due to the creation of combination codes that are greatly used in coding for diabetes conditions. 
High blood pressure is a common and dangerous condition that can damage the blood vessels and ultimately lead to numerous other conditions, including stroke, heart disease, renal disease and vision problems.  
Mental health professionals use two classification systems for coding mental disorders: the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM-IV offers diagnostic codes solely for mental disorders while the ICD-10-CM has codes for both physical and mental disorders.  
Diseases, disorders, and injuries from the musculoskeletal system are coded in ICD-10-CM.  
Neoplasms can be classified in numerous ways however the two main items of information are: the place where the tumor is and the morphology (histology, cytology).  
Codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system feature relatively minor variations. 
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