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Medical Code

Medical Code Standard document is used to name the Code Standard and act as a container for all the medical codes which are standardized under it. For example, ICD (International Classification of Diseases) is a Medical Code Standard and ICD-10 codes are alphanumeric, containing 3-7 characters. Each code is a Medical Code that described a particular diagnosis in detail.

1. How to Create a Medical Code

1.1 Create Codes Manually

To create a Medical Code, go to:

Home > Healthcare > Masters > Medical Code

Select the Medical Code Standard.
Enter the Code in the "Code" field.
Enter the standard description for the code.

1.2 Data Import

Medical Codes and Descriptions can also be imported to create the "Medical Code" documents, after ensuring that you have created the Medical Code Standards appropriately.

2. Features

In the Patient Encounter, a practitioner can easily search and select appropriate ones from preconfigured Medical Codes to enable codification based on each of the services your facility offers. In many regions this is mandatory for processing Patient Insurance eligibility, claim processing and billing.

3. Related Topics
Medical Code Standard
Patient Appointment
Clinical Procedure Template

Updated on: 16/01/2022

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