AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature (COCN)
Available: October 06, 2023
For the pediatric provider, coder, and biller, here’s the most helpful and easy-to-use manual on ICD-10-CM yet. Featuring a laser-sharp pediatric focus, it provides codes and guidelines in a simplified yet familiar format. The combination of hallmark features and easy-to-use format makes facing the challenge of accurate diagnosis coding easier.
This important guide condenses the vast ICD-10-CM code set into only pediatric-centered guidelines and codes. It has been reorganized to include the guidelines directly at the chapter and code level, helping to ensure that coders will always use the right codes in the right situation. Tabular, indexed navigation helps you find needed items fast.
- Adult and child abuse
- Assault, maltreatment
- Child financial abuse
- Problems related to physical environment, housing and economic circumstances, social environment and upbringing
- Personal risk factors
- Social determinants of health
American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature (COCN)
The AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature (COCN) is responsible for reviewing of all proposed changes to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) coding structures to determine whether the Academy will endorse the proposal; participates in the American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) survey process by validating clinical vignettes, evaluating survey data and deciding on physician work and practice expense relative value units (RVUs) to recommend to the RUC; and serves as a review panel regarding other activities such as identifying Academy positions on the Medicare Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS).