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ICD-10 leniency policy has expired

On Oct. 1, 2016, "providers will be required to code to accurately reflect the clinical documentation in as much specificity as possible, as per the required coding guidelines,” CMS said in the updated guidance. Medicare will not phase in the requirement to code to the highest level of specificity since providers should already be doing this.

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2017 Coding and Documentation Manual for Dermatology


Illustrates coding and clinical information to help minimize coding errors and reduce claim denials. Get your manual!

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