Updated for 2022 with new post COVID-19 ICD-10-CM code and flowchart for new recurrent COVID-19 infection encounters
If you thought that ICD-10-CM coding for COVID-19 would get easier with time, you’ll want to be aware of a significant change for 2022 — a new code for post COVID-19, unspecified condition. Not understanding or applying the complex set of coding rules for COVID-19 can jeopardize your revenues and compliance, as well as impede our collective ability to better understand the disease.
Rest assured, our exclusive at-a-glance COVID-19: 2022 ICD-10-CM Coding Flowcharts have been updated with all the changes you need to know for Fiscal Year 2022, plus a flow chart to help you code encounters for new recurrent COVID-19 infection. Best of all, these unique visual aids, developed in collaboration with ICD-10 coding expert Erica E. Remer, MD, CCDS, provide quick guidance to accurate, compliant code assignments, while boosting coder productivity.
Features and Benefits:
- Fully updated for 2022, including:
- ICD-10-CM code for post COVID-19, unspecified condition
- Flowchart to for new recurrent COVID-19 infection
- Step-by-step guidance through the ICD-10-CM coding decision process for patients who have been diagnosed with, or are suspected of having, COVID-19
- Encompasses a full range of decision points pertaining to COVID-19 cases, including:
- Symptomatic or asymptomatic?
- Known or suspected exposure?
- New recurrent infection?
- Testing performed?
- Test results: positive, negative or pending?
- COVID-19 diagnosis, ruled out or uncertain?
- Physician query warranted?
- Coding for post-COVID-19 patients
- Supplemented with helpful narrative — pointers, tips, explanations and clarification
- You’ll receive flowchart updates, at no extra charge, as official changes to COVID-19 diagnosis coding are implemented or new coding guidance is provided effective for Fiscal Year 2022.
When will I receive my charts? We will begin publishing our 2022 charts in mid-September and estimate it will begin shipping shortly thereafter.