Better coding, better care
Welcome to Crozer-Keystone’s ICD-10 home page – your source for news, updates and information as we transition to the ICD-10 medical coding system. Here you’ll find links to articles, websites, Crozer-Keystone happenings and other resources to help guide you through this process. Per a federal government mandate, all systems must be updated to ICD-10 by October 1, 2014. We’re here to support you as we build a better, more effective coding system together.
Clinical Documentation Improvement
The conversion from the ICD-9 to ICD -10 coding system becomes effective on October 1, 2014. There are major changes related to the documentation of specificity that will affect coding and reimbursement. Physician documentation becomes critical. It is important that physicians begin to focus on the inclusion of this specific information in their documentation now.
Access ICD-10 Documentation Tips
Please refer to our ICD-10 Documentation Tips and start using this valuable information today.
A Bit of Humor: Top 8 Zaniest ICD-10 Codes
Zaniest ICD-10 Codes
While you're absorbing the latest information on ICD-10 codes, take a break and read about the top 8 zaniest ICD-10 codes. (First published in Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance News eSupplement, ICD-10 Compliance and Beyond: Completing the Journey.
Would you believe there's a code for:
Problems with in-laws?
Animal-rider injured in collision with a trolley?
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Education and Resources
American Medical Association ICD-10 Center (Note: After you click on this link, click on HIPAA Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act>Transaction Code Set Standards>ICD-10 Code Set)
ICD-10: Countdown to October 1, 2014
ICD-10: The Countdown to Implementation Continues