Change is hard for some folks more than others but for those of us who choose to be health professionals, we should expect change as part of our life long learning experience and embrace it. Change has the potential to help us take better care of our patients whether it be a new procedure, medication, clinical guideline, and yes even new coding and classification schemes. I created this ICD-10 tool
to assist my fellow healthcare professionals in making a smooth transition to ICD-10. The tool is geared towards primary care; however, specialists may also find this tool helpful.
Download ICD-10 tool
The tool is formatted as an Excel spreadsheet. The intake sheet is an alphabetical listing of common ICD-10 codes. Additional codes can be added in the intake section. There is also a 6 page “cheat sheet” that when printed double sided can be easily consulted during charting. For those of you who are not experts in Excel, beware. This tool has rules ...