ICD-10 Information for Other Staff

The impact on Physicians, Coders and Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists is outlined on other pages in the website. Other staff will be impacted as well and are encouraged to watch the video via the link below to get a more thorough understanding of the coding system changes. The following are just some of the key processes that may require an understanding of the ICD-10 code structure:


Patient Access Services

  • Patient Registration​
  • Chief Complaint
  • Reason for Visit

Utilization Management

  • Pre-certification
  • Pre-authorization            
  • History of Present Illness
  • Admitting Diagnosis
  •  Reason for Visit
  • Pre-Operative Diagnosis

Clinical Care

  • Clinical Documentation
  • Charge Capture
  • Case Manangement
  • Care Plans

Quality Management/Epidemiology​​​

  • Complications
  • Core Measures
  • Outcomes Management

Patient Financial Services

  • Billing
  • Collecting
  • Denials
  • Payment

Ancillary Services

  • Orders
  • Reason for Testing
  • Test Results
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting​

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