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, QPP, HCCs, unspecified codes, and
— 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 icon to easily identify the added
— ICONS identifying RxHCCs and ESRD
HCCs. Quickly identify the
RxHCC and ESRD/PACE ICD-10-CM codes used in risk adjustment coding by
Medicare Advantage Plans.
identifying HHS-HCCs. Easily identify the Department of Health
and Human Services HHS-HCCs used by commercial insurance companies.
Updates. April and other ICD-10-CM changes and updates 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 examples.
Helpful illustrations. Detailed color anatomy illustration appendix.
Plus, many illustrations at the code level identifying specific
listings, Z codes for long-term use of drugs and associated drug names, and
Z codes used only as primary diagnosis.