ICD-10 Kidney Disease – Coding Clinic Guidelines

ICD-10 Kidney Disease – Coding Clinic Guidelines course is part of the CEU bundle (12 CEUs): ICD-10 Coding Clinic Updates & Guidelines. This course includes specific Coding Clinic guidance regarding correct reporting of ICD-10-CM code families related to kidney disease. The course includes training on renal anatomy, clinical lab bun/creatine, renal disease definitions, CKD, ARF vs. AKI, ESRD, and when to query providers for additional information to ensure most specific code assignment.

The Coding Clinic is a publication of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and is the only official publication for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and advice as designated by the four Cooperating Parties (AHA, AHIMA, CMS, CDC) and the Editorial Advisory Board. The information contained in AHA Coding Clinic is valuable to hospitals, physician offices, ambulatory services, and other healthcare settings.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the kidneys
  • Kidney overview
  • Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) and Creatinine (CR) values
  • Acute kidney failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Scenarios and rationale
  • Final exam (25 questions)

ICD-10 Kidney Disease – Coding Clinic Guidelines

Training format is online, self-paced, and includes reading material, practice questions, scenarios and rationale, and interactive flashcards. You will receive a PDF certificate worth six CEUs upon completion of the final online exam. These CEUs have been approved by MMI. If you have questions throughout the training you can contact an MMI representative by phone or email. If you have content related questions, you can email an instructor.

  • Estimated Length: 6 Hours
  • Worth: 6 CEUs
  • Pre-Approval: This course meets AAPC guidelines for 6 CEU credits

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Please contact MMI if you have any questions regarding this course.

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