AAPC: 3 Tips on Selecting Proper ICD-10 Codes

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Here are three tips on how to properly select ICD-10 codes from AAPC ICD-10 trainer Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC.

1.    Identify the condition in the alphabetic index.
2.    Verify the code and find the highest level of specificity.
3.    Review chapter-specific coding guidelines.

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