Newsworthy ICD-10-CM for FY 2021 & Maintenance Committee Meeting Outcomes, Trusty Tip for Time-Based Codes, and Vincent Van Gogh’s Spark


Welcome to the Paint The Medical Picture Podcast, a Nexsen Pruet, LLC series, hosted by Sonal Patel, CPMA, CPC, CMC, ICD-10-CM.

Episode 3 provides Newsworthy details of the ICD-10-CM coding and reporting guidelines for Covid-19, and more, for the effective date of October 1, 2020 for these 490 new diagnosis codes, 47 revised codes and 58 invalidated codes within the new 2021 ICD-10-CM Manual. The recent virtual Maintenance Committee Meeting outcomes rounds out this week’s Newsworthy.

Trusty Tip touches on my best practice bonus points for properly documenting time-based codes.

Spark brings the small details into larger focus with inspiration from Vincent Van Gogh.

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