Description Select diagnosis codes accurately with Carol J. Buck's 2016 ICD-10-CM: Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this practical manual includes all the ICD-10 codes needed for basic inpatient, outpatient, and Medicare coding. As coders need more extensive knowledge to code with ICD-10-CM ― and to choose from the thousands of possible codes ― this edition provides an essential background in A&P, pathology, and medical terminology, along with colorful Netter’s Anatomy illustrations and clear instructions for using the book. Together, these features make diagnosis coding faster and easier. Also included is a companion website with the latest coding news and updates!
UNIQUE!Full-color Netter’s Anatomy art is included in a separate section for easy reference and cross-referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand anatomy and how it may affect choosing codes.
More than 150 illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understanding of specific coding situations.
Convenient Guide to the Updates in the front of the book lists all new, revised, and deleted codes, providing at-a-glance lookup of the annual changes.
Two-color design provides an economical version of this coding manual.
Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to coding rules.
Symbols and highlights draw attention to codes that may require special consideration before coding, including:
New, Revised, and Deleted
Codes that call for the use of additional character(s)
Includes, Excludes 1 and Excludes 2
Code First and Code Also
Placeholder X symbol reminds you to assign placeholder X for codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character.
Additional elements within specific codes define terms and add coding instructions relating to difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category.
Items are included throughout the Tabular List to ensure accurate coding, providing additional information on common diseases and conditions.
Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system.
NEW! 2016 ICD-10-CM: Standard Edition replaces Carol Buck’s ICD-9-CM, Volumes 1 and 2; this manual includes an introduction to ICD-10-CM coding in Part I, an alphabetic index to diseases and injuries in Part II, and the Tabular List of diseases and injuries in Part III.
UPDATED 2016 Official Code set reflects the latest ICD-10 codes needed for diagnosis coding.