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7 Big ICD 10 Changes for Primary Care Part III

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7 Big ICD 10 Changes for Primary Care Part III

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7 Big ICD 10 Changes for Primary Care Part III

  1. 1. Instructor Course www.healthproltd.com 7 Big ICD-10 Changes for Primary Care…Part III 6. Asthma: Asthma is yet another diagnosis that has been increasing over the years and has been expanded in ICD-10. Physician must document whether the asthma is mild intermittent, mild persistent, moderate persistent or severe persistent. In addition, they must specify whether the asthma is uncomplicated. With acute exacerbation or with status asthmatics. Put your stress and anxiety on ease and let HealthPro Business solutions take care of all questions bothering you for ICD 10 transition. Contact us on 240-427-1700 to know more. 7. Health status & services: Primary-care providers may want to take note of come new codes related to factors that influence health status and contact with health services. These are not going to show up in a code mapping process but are relevant. For example, codes Z55 through Z65 pertain to health hazards related to socioeconomics and psychosocial circumstances, codes in the Z68 category denotes specific data related to body mass index, and codes in the Z72 category denote problems related to lifestyle (e.g. tobacco use, lack of exercise and high-risk sexual behavior).

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