5 must-reads on coding, ICD-10

Here are five articles recently published by Becker's Hospital Review on coding and ICD-10.

1.How hospitals can prepare for new ICD-10 codes on human trafficking
Nelly Leon-Chisen, director of coding and classification at the American Hospital Association, conducted a question-and-answer session on how healthcare organizations can prepare for new ICD-10 codes to help providers document sex and labor exploitation.

2. AMA releases 335 coding changes for 2019
The American Medical Association released the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology code set.

3. 8 most common medical coding errors
Here are eight of the most common medical coding errors identified by the American Medical Association.

4. Texas health system taps Streamline Health for bill-coding analysis
Hunt Regional Healthcare in Greenville, Texas, will use a cloud-based coding analysis platform from Streamline Health Solutions to improve coding accuracy before billing.

5. Acurity to use ezDI documentation, coding solutions
Acurity, a group-purchasing organization, agreed to provide its members with ezDI's clinical document improvement, computer-assisted coding, and coding audit.


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