Expert for Physicians with our hallmark features and format makes
facing the challenge of accurate diagnosis coding easier. Developed
specifically to meet the needs of physicians, the Optum360 code book contains
the complete ICD-10-CM code set which is the cornerstone for establishing
medical necessity, determining coverage, and ensuring appropriate
reimbursement. Now with a new symbol in the tabular to identify codes
associated with hierarchical condition categories (HCC). Supplementary
appendixes available only in the expert edition include: 2018 deleted code
list, pharmacology listings, Z-codes for long term use of drugs and associated
drug names; and Z-codes used only as primary diagnosis.
Option 2: Updated 2018 coding guidelines bound in the book; delivery before
October 1, 2017 is dependent on when the updated coding guidelines are
released. Delivery may be delayed beyond the October 1, 2017 effective date.
Features and Benefits
- New — Optum360 Edge — Two delivery options. Do you need the 2018 code set early for
education, training and updating internal coding resources? Select early
delivery and get your code book before Oct 1, 2017. Updated 2018 guidelines
will be provided in a booklet that will be shipped separately at a later date.
Do you need the 2018 guidelines bound in the book? Select the code book with
2018 guidelines. Books may arrive after Oct 1, but are guaranteed to contain
the complete updated 2018 code set along with updated 2018 guidelines.
- New — Optum360 Edge — HCCs for risk adjustment. Introducing a new symbol in the tabular
to identify diagnoses associated with hierarchical condition categories (HCC)
and a new appendix detailing risk adjustment coding and reporting requirements.
- New — Optum360 Edge — Deleted code list. All 2018 deleted codes listed in the front of
- New — Optum360 Edge — Snap tabs. Use the snap tabs to quickly reference index entries and
sections, tabular chapters, and appendixes.
- Optum360 Edge — Intuitive
features and format. With
all of our visual alerts, including color-coding and symbols that identify
coding notes and instructions, additional character requirements, placeholder
X, Medicare Code Edits (MCE), manifestation codes, and unspecified codes.