E-code

E-code

Managed care A special ICD-9-CM diagnosis code used on the HCFA 1500–the physician claims form, generally to report accidents, injuries or diseases which, for a short period of time, included secondhand smoke; E-codes can be used in conjunction with ICD-9CM codes. See ICD-9-CM.
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was the one who hacked the safe's e-code, opened the safe and stole the money.
After the payment, the device will print a receipt that has e-code that enables the client to pay traffic fees at various traffic departments, he said, adding that work will continue to provide more e-services with the best security level.
0 ("late effect of intracranial injury without skull fracture") along with a late effects E-code of E999.
Similar to other E-code studies [17,20,23,25], our approach was to identify patients who were treated for injuries and assign E-codes to these patients based on expert review of their medical records.
When a patient is rushed into an emergency room with a broken leg, for example, a physician focuses on treating the injury rather than delving into the cause--a bike accident, playground mishap or fall from a ladder--all of which would have a different e-code and a different impact on prevention programs.
For example, in the case of a hospitalization for which the principal diagnosis is a femur fracture, the E-code identifies how the fracture was caused (e.
The system consists of three parts: the lock, which has a keypad and internal software; the E-code software, which is operated by the lock company itself on its Web site; and a personal digital assistant (PDA).
The unused portion of their e-code can be redeemed for a gift card from a large selection of major brands.
Completeness of E-code reporting for all injury-related hospitalizations was >90% for 1994 (Wisconsin Office of Health Care Information, unpublished data, 1995).
This report describes progress in implementing E-code reporting in states.
Key recommendations in the report were: 1) the external cause of injury should be recorded in the medical record whenever an injury is the principal diagnosis or directly related to the principal diagnosis; 2) E-codes should be included in HDD sets; 3) the revised uniform billing form for hospitals should provide a designated space for an E-code; 4) a hospital record or bill should be regarded as incomplete if there is evidence of an injury but no E-code is recorded; and 5) national guidelines and training materials for E-coding should be developed.