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ICD-10 Post-Implementation: Coding Basics Revisited MLN Connects® Video

In this video, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) discuss the unique characteristics and features of the new coding system. Run time: 33 minutes.

  • What is a valid code
  • Guidelines for coding and reporting
  • Coding process and examples: 7th character, unspecified codes, external cause codes, laterality
  • How to submit coding questions
  • Resources for coders

Visit the Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider Resources webpage for a complete list of Medicare Learning Network resources on ICD-10. To receive announcements for MLN Connects videos and the latest Medicare program information, subscribe to the weekly MLN Connects Provider eNews. 

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