2025 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians with Guidelines (Spiral)

Optum | 2025 | Leanne Patterson; Jacqueline Petersen



114.95
List Price

Item #: GITPS25
ISBN: 9781622549498
Available: Oct 27 2024








The 2025 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 Optum codebook contains the complete ICD-10-CM code set, which is the cornerstone for establishing medical necessity, determining coverage, and ensuring appropriate reimbursement. Also included are the 2025 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, with chapter-specific guidelines and examples in the tabular section. The familiar Optum symbols identify codes associated with CMS quality payment program (QPP) measures and CMS hierarchical condition categories (HCC) used in risk adjustment (RA) coding and more.
  • Optum Edge — Intuitive features and format. Visual alerts, including color-coding and symbols that identify coding notes and instructions, additional character requirements, placeholder X, Medicare Code Edits (MCE), manifestation codes, QPP, HCCs, unspecified codes, and more.
  • Optum Edge — ICONS for April updates. Easily distinguish between April and October new and revised codes with green icons for April and black for October changes.
  • Optum Edge — Expanded Table of Drugs and Chemicals. Expanded to include updated drugs and codes listed with associated intent with icon to easily identify the added drugs.
  • Optum Edge — ICONS identifying RxHCCs and ESRD HCCs. Quickly identify the RxHCC and ESRD/PACE ICD-10-CM codes used in risk adjustment coding by Medicare Advantage Plans.
  • Optum Edge — ICONS identifying HHS-HCCs.  Easily identify the Department of Health and Human Services HHS-HCCs used by commercial insurance companies.
  • Guidelines with coding examples. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting including chapter-specific coding examples.
  • Product Updates. April and other ICD-10-CM changes and updates will be made available on the Optum Product Update page on Optumcoding.com for our valued ICD-10-CM customers.
  • Coding tips and clinical definitions. Coding tips assist in appropriate code selection, while clinical definitions provide a better understanding of complex ICD-10-CM diagnostic terms.
  • List of code changes and conversion table. A list of all 2025 new, revised, and deleted codes. Plus, an ICD-10-CM conversion table from the new and changed codes to the code previously used.
  • Updated index with shaded guides. The updated Index to Diseases and Injuries includes vertical shaded guides that show the indent levels for subentries under main terms.
  • Helpful illustrations. Detailed color anatomy illustration appendix. Plus, many illustrations at the code level identifying specific code-related anatomy.




Leanne Patterson, CPC

Ms. Patterson has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare profession. She has an extensive background in professional component coding, with proven expertise in assignment of E/M codes, general surgery coding, medical record documentation improvement, and HIPAA compliance. Her experience includes serving as Director of Compliance, conducting chart-to-claim audits, and physician education. She has been responsible for coding and denial management in large multi-specialty physician practices, and most recently has been part of a team developing content for products related to ICD-10-CM. Ms. Patterson is credentialed by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Jacqueline Petersen, MHA, RHIA, CHDA, CPC

Ms. Petersen is a Registered Health Information Administrator with 30 years of experience in the healthcare profession. She has served as Senior Clinical Product Research Analyst with Optum developing business requirements for edits to support correct coding and reimbursement for claims processing applications. Her experience includes development of data-driven and system rules for both professional and facility claims and in-depth analysis of claims data inclusive of ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and modifiers. Her background also includes consulting work for Optum, providing coding and reimbursement education to internal and external clients. Ms. Petersen is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


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