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2017 ICD-10-CM Changes for Radiology

This course reviews the 2017 changes to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system that are relevant to radiology.  It covers both code changes and guideline changes.  Topics covered in this course include but are not limited to:\

  • Guideline changes related to Excludes1 notes, the term “with” and assumed causality, clinical criteria, bilateral conditions, 7th characters for fractures, poisoning, and weeks of gestation.
  • New and revised codes for gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Hodgkin disease, elevated PSA, hormone sensitivity, and unspecified urinary tumors.
  • New codes for diabetes in pregnancy, and long-term use of oral hypoglycemic medications.
  • New instructions for “substance use disorder.”
  • New and revised codes for hypertensive crisis, cerebral infarction, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and NIH Stroke Scale score.
  • New and revised codes for GI disorders, including intestinal ischemia, pancreatitis, colitis, and megacolon.
  • New codes for cervical disc disorders, atypical femoral fractures, and periprosthetic fractures.
  • New codes for urinary symptoms and disorders, and abnormal imaging findings in the urinary system.
  • New and revised codes for ectopic pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, placenta previa, and perinatal and congenital conditions.
  • New and revised codes for concussion, coma scale, skull fractures, fractures of the sesamoid bones, and physeal fractures.
  • New codes for postoperative complications including hemorrhage, hematoma, in-stent restenosis, and complications of urinary and nervous system devices.
  • New and revised external cause codes.

​The course contains explanations of ICD-10-CM codes and coding guidelines, exercises and examples, and a printable study guide that contains key learning points.  At the completion of the course, a scored assessment consisting of 20 multiple-choice questions tests the learner’s comprehension of the material.   This course will take most users about 3 hours to complete.


Approved for 3 RCCB CEU

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