Go to the World Health Organization Online Classifications of Disease page and use ICD-10 (2016) to code 10 ailments of your choosing on pages 209-218. Include the number, illness, and code in your response. Describe your experience using the manual and your impression of coding. Why is coding necessary in health insurance?
Be sure to support your statements with logic and argument, citing any sources referenced. Post your initial response early, and check back often to continue the discussion.
You are required to reply to at least two of your peers’ answer posts to this weekly discussion question and/or your instructor’s response to your posting. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post’s answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies, but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required.