Jeffrey F. Linzer; Committee on Coding and Nomenclature; American Academy of Pediatric
>”Pediatric Code Crosswalk: ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM,” 2nd Edition is designed as a quick reference for pediatric diagnosis coding and will assist in the integration of the “ICD-10-CM “nomenclature and code set into practice. This spiral-bound quick reference guide simplifies the transition process by listing “ICD-9-CM” codes for the most common pediatric diagnoses right alongside their “ICD-10-CM” counterparts to assist selecting the most appropriate code conversion.
In addition, this guide assist pediatric providers and coders by streamlining pediatric diagnosis coding for “ICD-10-CM” and includes basic guidelines for selecting appropriate codes for commonly encountered pediatric diagnoses and diseases. All codes are indexed by diagnosis and organized alphabetically for easy identification. A glossary of medical abbreviations accompanies this guide.
Also, for this new and updated edition, numerous coding tips, tables, and tools have been included alongside the cross-walked codes, as well as an expansive appendix, featuring “ICD-10” related articles on various implementation strategies, transition considerations, and other best coding practices.
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