The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced six new ICD codes to better capture the disease process of COVID-19. The codes will be available January 1, 2021, for reporting purposes.
CMS just released their updates to the ICD-10, which will apply to all services performed between October 1st, 2020, and September 30th, 2021.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy.
(AMA published an update to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set that includes two code additions for reporting medical services sparked by the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain cancers. ICD-10 codes for Obesity
Fevers generally go away within a few days. A number of over-the-counter medications lower a fever, but sometimes it's better left untreated. Commonly used ICD-10 codes for Fevers
Treatment for acute kidney failure involves identifying the illness or injury that originally damaged your kidneys. Your treatment options depend on what's causing your kidney failure. Commonly used ICD-10 codes for AKI.
Prostate cancer that's more advanced may cause signs and symptoms such as trouble urinating, decreased force in the stream of urine, blood in semen, discomfort in the pelvic area, bone pain, and erectile dysfunction. Commonly used ICD-10 codes for prostate cancer.