Libman Education has selected critical resources for HIM professionals to be aware of during this COVID-19 public health emergency.
The New England Journal of Medicine has posted a collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary. All Journal content related to the Covid-19 pandemic is freely available.
Summarizes accurate reporting of COVID-19 through March 31, 2020.
CDC Announcement of the new COVID-19 code effective April 1, 2020
Addenda to the ICD-10-CM codebook; effective April 1 2020. Contains COVID-19 and Vaping Related Illness changes.
ICD-10-CM Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020
AHIMA/AHA FAQs to the COVID-19 pandemic. Updated April 1, 2020
AHIMA COVID-19 CDI query templates
AHA webinar: Updated ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines related to coding for COVID-19 effective April 1, 2020 and how to apply the new coding guidance for COVID-19 to common scenarios identified by the AHA Central Office.
ICD-10 Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group Grouper MS-DRGs Version 37.1 R1 Effective April 1, 2020. Version 37.1 R1 recognizes the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code, U07.1, for COVID-19.
Telemedicine: CMS policy changes regarding Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services granted under the President’s emergency declaration and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.