Coding Education

Let BlueShield of NENY help you acheive ICD-10 Compliance in 2017 and beyond.

It is now more important than ever for clinicians and coders to thoroughly document and code to the highest specificity to ensure the current health of their patient population is completely and accurately reported. The following tip sheets include documentation tips and common diagnoses reported by BlueShield providers along with the most likely corresponding ICD-10 codes.


'M.E.A.T' - Monitor, Evaluate, Assess, Treat
This is a common acronym used to describe four factors that assist clinicians in documenting and coding diagnoses that currently exist and/or affect care and treatment. 

MEAT Tip Sheet

Top 10 Chronic Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC)
It is now more important than ever for providers and coders alike to thoroughly document and code to ensure complete and accurate reporting of all relevant health conditions. This tip includes frequently coded chronic conditions.

Tip Sheet

Common Diabetes ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes

Coding Tip Sheet

Neoplasm Reference
Active cancer diagnoses are often coded, and reported, in error. The following tip sheet addresses when and when not, to report cancer as an active diagnosis. 

Tip Sheet

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99080 may be used to report additional diagnoses. 

Learn how to use this code

Annual Wellness Visits
Use Vatica's Well365 tool when you conduct your annual wellness visits to provide enhanced care. 

Tip Sheet

Medical Coding Training Series


Click on the links below to view videos 



Coding to highest specificity ICD-10


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