Please note: In order to ship the ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians to you before the October 1st implementation date, this version of the book does not contain the updated Official Guidelines due to a CMS delay. Clients will have access via a PDF file or as a free Booklet once they are published. Please email us for the details on obtaining the Guidelines in October. The ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians with our hallmark features and format makes facing the challenge of accurate diagnosis coding easier. Developed specifically to meet the needs of physicians, the Optum360 code book contains the complete ICD-10-CM code set which is the cornerstone for establishing medical necessity, determining coverage, and ensuring appropriate reimbursement. Now with a new symbol in the tabular to identify codes associated with hierarchical condition categories (HCC). Supplementary appendixes available only in the expert edition include: 2018 deleted code list, pharmacology listings, Z-codes for long term use of drugs and associated drug names; and Z-codes used only as primary diagnosis. Key Features and BenefitsNew Optum360 Edge HCCs for risk adjustment.Introducing a new symbol in the tabular to identify diagnoses associated with hierarchical condition categories (HCC) and a new appendix detailing risk adjustment coding and reporting requirements.New Optum360 Edge Deleted code list. All 2018 deleted codes listed in the front of the book.Optum360 Edge Intuitive features and format. With all of our visual alerts, including color-coding and symbols that identify coding notes and instructions, additional character requirements, placeholder X, Medicare Code Edits (MCE), manifestation codes, and unspecified codes.