In the days and weeks following the ICD-10 switchover on October 1, many providers will need help answering some challenging coding questions to ensure that they are in compliance. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) launched a service to help.

AHIMA's new Code-Check can help providers correctly assign ICD-10 codes by consulting with credentialed/experienced coders as well as using “coding guidelines and other regulatory and authoritative documents.” The aim of the service is not only to assist providers in identifying the right code but to help them understand the code assignment and the rationale for using it.

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