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Organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day promotes and celebrates physical, mental, and emotional well-being all over the world. World Health Day is celebrated every year on the 7th of April to remember the anniversary of the founding of the WHO in 1948. The theme for World Health Day 2022 is “Our planet, our health”. On this day, WHO will focus on necessary actions to keep humans and the planet healthy and promote a movement to create societies focused on well-being.

Being an experienced physician billing company in the U.S., providing services for healthcare providers in diverse specialities, we understand that proper medical coding is crucial for practices to improve patient safety. Inaccurate medical coding leads not only to claim denials but also to some legal and financial consequences.

Check out the ICD-10 codes for some of the common health conditions that have the greatest impact on Americans’ quality of life.

Hypertension

  • I10 Essential (primary) hypertension
  • I11 Hypertensive heart disease
    • I11.0 Hypertensive heart disease with heart failure
    • I11.9 Hypertensive heart disease without heart failure

Major depression

  • F32 Depressive episode
    • F32.0 Major depressive disorder, single episode, mild
    • F32.1 Major depressive disorder, single episode, moderate
    • F32.2 Major depressive disorder, single episode, severe without psychotic features
    • F32.3 Major depressive disorder, single episode, severe with psychotic features
    • F32.4 Major depressive disorder, single episode, in partial remission
    • F32.5 Major depressive disorder, single episode, in full remission
    • F32.8 Other depressive episodes
  • F32.81 Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • F32.89 Other specified depressive episodes
  • F32.9 Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

 High Cholesterol

  • E78 Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism and other lipidemias
    • E78.0 Pure hypercholesterolemia
      • E78.00 …… unspecified
      • E78.01 Familial hypercholesterolemia
    • E78.1 Pure hyperglyceridemia
    • E78.2 Mixed hyperlipidemia
    • E78.3 Hyperchylomicronemia
    • E78.4 Other hyperlipidemia
      • E78.41 Elevated Lipoprotein(a)
      • E78.49 Other hyperlipidemia
    • E78.5 Hyperlipidemia, unspecified

Coronary Artery Disease

  • I25 Chronic ischemic heart disease
    • I25.1 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery
    • I25.10 …… without angina pectoris
    • I25.11 Atherosclerotic heart disease of a native coronary artery with angina pectoris
      • I25.110 Atherosclerotic heart disease of a native coronary artery with unstable angina pectoris
      • I25.111 …… with documented spasm
      • I25.118 Atherosclerotic heart disease of a native coronary artery with other forms of angina pectoris
      • I25.119 Atherosclerotic heart disease of a native coronary artery with unspecified angina pectoris
    • I25.2 Old myocardial infarction

Type 2 Diabetes

  • E11 Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • E11.0 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with hyperosmolarity
    • E11.1 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis
    • E11.2 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with kidney complications
    • E11.3 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with ophthalmic complications
    • E11.4 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with neurological complications
    • E11.5 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with circulatory complications
    • E11.6 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with other specified complications
    • E11.8 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with unspecified complications
    • E11.9 Type 2 diabetes mellitus without complications

Substance Use Disorder

  • F19 Other psychoactive substance related disorders
    • F19.1 Other psychoactive substance abuse
      • F19.12 Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication
      • F19.13 Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal

Alcohol Use Disorder

  • F10.2 Alcohol dependence
    • F10.22 Alcohol dependence with intoxication
    • F10.23 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal
    • F10.24 …… with an alcohol-induced mood disorder

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • J44.0 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) lower respiratory infection
    • J44.1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation
    • J44.9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified

Psychotic Disorder

  • F06.2 Psychotic disorder with delusions due to known physiological condition
  • F06.3 Mood disorder due to known physiological condition

Crohn’s Disease

  • K50 Crohn’s disease [regional enteritis]
    • K50.0 Crohn’s disease of the small intestine
    • K50.1 Crohn’s disease of the large intestine
    • K50.8 Crohn’s disease of both small and large intestine
    • K50.9 Crohn’s disease, unspecified

Ulcerative Colitis

  • K51 Ulcerative colitis
    • K51.0 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis
    • K51.2 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis
    • K51.3 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis
    • K51.4 Inflammatory polyps of colon
    • K51.5 Left sided colitis
    • K51.8 Other ulcerative colitis

While physicians focus on providing effective treatments, our medical billing and coding team uses their expertise and coding knowledge to assist practices with on-time claim submission. This helps them get proper reimbursement without any delay in payment.

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