Key Features and Benefits
Optum Edge — Intuitive features and format. Visual alerts, including color-coding and
symbols that identify coding notes and instructions, additional character
requirements, placeholder X, Medicare Code Edits (MCE), manifestation codes,
unspecified site codes, unspecified codes, HCCs, and more.
Optum Edge — ICONS
for April updates. Easily distinguish between April and October new and revised codes with
green icons for April and black for October changes.
Optum Edge — Expanded Table of Drugs and
Chemicals. Expanded to include updated drugs and codes
listed with associated intent with icons to easily identify the added drugs.
Updates. April and other ICD-10-CM changes and updates, as well as
updateable files for MCCs, CC Excludes, PDX collection, and POA exempt codes
will be made available on the Optum Product Update page on Optumcoding.com
for our valued ICD-10-CM customers.
tips and clinical definitions. Coding tips assist in appropriate code
selection, while clinical definitions provide a better understanding of
complex ICD-10-CM diagnostic terms.
List of code changes and conversion table. A list of all
2024 new, revised, and deleted codes. Plus, an ICD-10-CM conversion table
from the new and changed codes to the code previously used.
Updated index with shaded guides. The updated Index to Diseases and
Injuries includes vertical shaded guides that show the indent levels for
subentries under main terms.
Guidelines with coding examples. Official
Guidelines for Coding and Reporting including chapter-specific coding
Detailed color anatomy illustration appendix. Plus, many illustrations at the code level
identifying specific code-related anatomy.
appendixes. Additional information provided for POA coding and reporting
tutorial; code lists for CC, MCC and other valuable appendixes.