Putting ICD-10 into Practice: Coding exercises and scenarios (Exercise/Scenario #8)

August 1, 2013

These coding exercises and scenario are designed to help you put the new ICD-10 guidelines and conventions into practice. An answer key is provided so you can verify if your answers are correct. In addition, code narratives are included to describe each ICD-10 code used in the exercises and scenario. If needed, use the []ICD-10 Spotlight: Know the codes[] booklet for assistance with these exercises. [

]Specialty focus: Dermatology[

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]Coding exercises[

] Code the following conditions according to ICD-10 coding conventions and guidelines: Diaper rash Keloid scar Sebaceous cyst Boil of the left foot Eczema Premature greying of hair Plaque psoriasis Dry skin dermatitis Bed sore with abrasion and blisters of left buttock Freckles [

]Coding scenario[

] Code the following scenario according to ICD-10 coding conventions and guidelines: Susie has a distinctive birthmark on her face that she is not fond of. To make matters worse, she woke up on her 40th birthday feeling like she was in her prime ? until she looked in the mirror and saw the acne that had formed sometime during the night. It brought back memories of her awkward teenage years. Susie made a call to her dermatologist, dreading to deal with these issues as an adult. [


] The following are the corresponding code narratives for each of the codes in the answer key: ICD-10 code Code narrative Exercises L22 Diaper dermatitis L91.0 Hypertrophic scar L72.3 Sebaceous cyst L02.622 Furuncle of left foot L30.9 Dermatitis, unspecified L67.1 Variations in hair color L40.0 Psoriasis vulgaris L85.3 Xerosis cutis L89.322 Pressure ulcer of left buttock, stage 2 L81.2 Freckles Scenario Q82.5 Congenital non-neoplastic nevus L70.9 Acne, unspecified Please visit the []ICD-10[] section of our website. On this site you will find additional information related to the transition to ICD-10, including frequently asked questions, examples of how ICD-9 codes will translate to ICD-10 codes in the []ICD-10 Spotlight: Know the codes[] booklet, and ICD-10 coding exercises and scenarios in the []Putting ICD-10 into Practice: Coding exercises and scenarios[] booklet. [

]Answers to coding exercises: 1) L22 2) L91.0 3) L72.3 4) L02.622 5) L30.9 6) L67.1 7) L40.0 8) L85.3 9) L89.322 10) L81.2 Answer to coding scenario: Q82.5, L70.9[