Top 10 ICD-10 Diagnostic Codes from Oct. 1

October 7, 2015

Curious about the top ICD-10 codes being used by your peers? Here's a short list provided by EHR vendor Practice Fusion.

ICD-10 is only a few days old, but a part of standard business for physicians and practices nationwide.  EHR vendor Practice Fusion has pulled together the top 10 ICD-10 diagnosis codes used on Oct. 1, 2015, the first day of the new coding system."While some of the more obscure and extreme examples of new ICD-10 codes have made the headlines, our top diagnoses codes were for more common diseases, as anticipated," Richard Loomis, MD, Practice Fusion's senior medical director told Physicians Practice. "Not surprisingly, chronic conditions continue to top the list for community doctors in the U.S."