Pediatric Code Crosswalk: ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM

Pediatric Code Crosswalk: ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM

by AAP, Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
     
 
Here's a handy time-saving tool you'll use again and again as you start integrating the ICD-10-CM nomenclature and code set into your practice. This new spiral-bound quick reference guide simplifies the transition process by listing ICD-9-CM codes for the most common pediatric diagnoses right alongside their ICD-10-CM counterparts -- so you can always be sure you're

Overview

Here's a handy time-saving tool you'll use again and again as you start integrating the ICD-10-CM nomenclature and code set into your practice. This new spiral-bound quick reference guide simplifies the transition process by listing ICD-9-CM codes for the most common pediatric diagnoses right alongside their ICD-10-CM counterparts -- so you can always be sure you're making the most appropriate code conversion. In addition, this guide will help streamline pediatric diagnosis coding for ICD-9-CM and includes basic guidelines for selecting appropriate codes for commonly encountered pediatric diagnoses and diseases. All codes are indexed by diagnosis and organized alphabetically for easy identification. This guide also includes a glossary of key medical abbreviations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581107371
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author


Jeffry Linzer Sr, MD, FAAP, FACEP, is the associate medical director for compliance for the Emergency Pediatric Group/Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and associate professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr Linzer has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) since 1987 and is active in the AAP sections on Emergency Medicine and Transport Medicine. He is also a member of the AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature and serves as the AAP representative to the ICD-9-CM Editorial Advisory Board.

Additionally, Dr Linzer has taken on the role as chair of the first ever pediatric topical advisory group (TAG) as ICD undergoes its 11th revision under the auspice of the World Health Organization. Dr Linzer is an expert in ICD guidelines and implementation and has been actively involved in the ICD-10-CM transition in the United States.

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